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What would it mean to abolish ICE?

In the past few weeks, the Bay Area has had one protest after another over the country’s immigration policies. There were thousands of people who took to the streets to march in protest of family separation.

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Photo by Molly Adams

Can progressives reform the Democratic Party from within?

Last month, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, a 28-year-old Democratic Socialist, beat Joe Crowley, a ten-term establishment Democrat in New York’s primary election. Is there room for Democratic Socialists who support progressive policies in the Democratic Party?

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Binah: Lillian Faderman with Michelle Tea

4 hours ago

LGBT scholar Lillian Faderman examines the life and legacy of Harvey Milk, from his Jewish childhood on Long Island to his final years as one of the most revolutionary politicians of the 20th century.

Almanac - Thursday, July 19, 2018

5 hours ago
Photo by John Flannery / Via Wikimedia Commons

Today is Thursday, July 19, 2018. It is the 200th day of the year, there are 165 days remaining in 2018.

The sun will rise today at 6:02 AM

And will set at 8:28 PM

There will be 14 hours and 26 minutes of daylight

Today is a first quarter moon

It will rise at 1:26 PM

Today’s first high tide was at 12:45 AM

The next high tide will be at 1:28 PM

The first low tide is at 7:25 AM

The next low tide will be at 7:59 PM

Photo by Molly Adams


  Last month, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, a 28-year-old Democratic Socialist, beat Joe Crowley, a ten-term establishment Democrat in New York’s primary election. Is there room for Democratic Socialists who support progressive policies in the Democratic Party?

Courtesy of Josiah Luís Alderete

Josiah Luís Alderete will tell you he is “a full-blooded Pocho Indio who refries his beans and poesia in Spanglish.”

Finding a personal relationship with God in jail

17 hours ago
Courtesy of Oscar

 

Our ongoing series The Spiritual Edge occasionally spotlights stories about how people have found their own personal religious beliefs. Today’s story profiles an Uber driver named Oscar from Napa. He didn’t grow up particularly religious, but during a months-long incarceration, he found the Bible that would change his life.

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In the past few weeks, the Bay Area has had one protest after another over the country’s immigration policies. There were thousands of people who took to the streets to march in protest of family separation.

7/18: What would it mean to abolish ICE?

17 hours ago

Today on Crosscurrents:

• What would it mean to abolish ICE?
• Finding a personal relationship with God in jail
• Poet Josiah Luís Alderete: Spanglish is a true American language

Tune in to KALW 91.7 FM Monday–Thursday at 5 p.m., or subscribe to our podcast to listen on-demand.

California Gun Safety -- YLR KALW 7PM PDT 18 July 18

18 hours ago

The current state of California Gun Safety Regulation -- Jeffrey Hayden welcomes Nafiz Ahmed, certified criminal law specialist, California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California. Questions for Nafiz and Jeffrey? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255.

That's right. The Spot is taking a indefinite break.

Jim Cox

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, guest host Renee Kemp talks with actresses Denmo Ibrahim and Nadine Malouf from the cast of A Thousand Splendid Suns, which runs through July 29 at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater.

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This week's question: "Do you think California should be split into three states?" Call 1-833-SPEAK-CA — that's 1-833-773-2522 — to make your voice heard.

KALW's Summer 2018 Program Guide

Click here for a PDF of the Summer 2018 program guide.

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Almanac - Wednesday 7/18/18

Today Wednesday, the 18th of July of 2018 is the 199th day of the year. There are 166 days remaining until the end of the year. 66 days until autumn begins ...

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