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Oakland is gearing up for a major election

San Francisco just wrapped up an intense mayoral election. There’s another major race for mayor coming up. This time in Oakland.

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One Planet: Heatwaves and climate change

On this week's One Planet series, we'll discuss the connections between the ongoing heat waves and climate change. In recent weeks, 80 million Americans have been placed under heat warnings, and the extreme heat in the US and across the world has claimed dozens of lives.

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City Visions: How to travel ethically.

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July 16, 2018: Summer is a time to explore new places, but have you ever considered what it means to travel ethically? Global tourism is an $8.27 trillion business, and your traveling dollars can have a positive impact. Listen in as host Grace Won interviews Jeff Greenwald of Ethical Traveler to learn more about destinations that are working to make the world a better place. 

Guest:

Jeff Greenwald, travel journalist and founder of Ethical Traveler.

Resources:

Ethical Traveler 

Almanac - Monday 7/16/18

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Today is Monday, the 16th of July of 2018, the 197th day of 2018.

There are 168 days left in the year.

68 days until autumn begins...

One Planet: Heatwaves and climate change

16 hours ago

  

On this week's One Planet series, we'll discuss the connections between the ongoing heat waves and climate change. In recent weeks, 80 million Americans have been placed under heat warnings, and the extreme heat in the US and across the world has claimed dozens of lives.

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Today Friday, the 13th of July of 2018, is the 194th day of the year.

There are 171 days remaining until the end of the year.

 

The sun will rise in San Francisco at 5:59 am

and sunset will be at 8:32 pm.

We will have 14 hours and 33 minutes of daylight.

There is only one high tide today, at 11:43 pm

The first low tide is at 5:46 am

and the next low tide at 5:35 pm.

 

There is a new Moon today, a supermoon

What would happen if instead of being privately owned, productive goods were continually put up for auction?



  On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll have a conversation with journalist Thomas Frank about his new book Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society.

Gen Fujitani

Last month in San Francisco, an estimated 30,000 people protested against President Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy, which has led to the incarceration and separation of children from their parents.

 One particularly vocal group at the protest: Japanese Americans, part of the group Nikkei Resistors. 

Courtesty of Catholic Charities

We’ve heard about kids sent to camps and detention facilities and we’ve seen the images of children in cages, wrapped up in foil blankets. One question we’ve been asking is—what happens to them after detention?

Binah: Kingdom of Olives and Ash

Jul 12, 2018

On today’s encore edition of Binah, we feature writers Ayelet Waldman, Michael Chabon and Fida Jiryis, contributors to Kingdom of Olives and Ash, a collection of essays on the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, and Yehuda Shaul of the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence. They’re joined in conversation by Daniel Sokatch of the New Israel Fund.

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KALW's Summer 2018 Program Guide

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

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Almanac - Monday 7/16/18

Today is Monday, the 16th of July of 2018, the 197th day of 2018. There are 168 days left in the year. 68 days until autumn begins ...

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