We’ll have a conversation with award-winning science journalist Julie Rehmeyer about her new memoir, Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer's Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn't Understand

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined by technical editor Kira Pace and cryptographer Jeremy Horowitz.

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin director Jennifer M. Kroot tells us why she picked this song by Talking Heads.

Philosophy Talk: The Fairness Fixation

Jul 22, 2017

Should all social arrangements really aim to be fair and just?

  

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment Oakland Athletics announcer Ken Korach tells us why he chose this song by Jackson Browne.

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Marijuana is legal in Uruguay ... San Francisco approves Office of Cannabis ... A.G. Sessions quietly tightens rules ... and more.

Almanac July 21 ,2017

Jul 21, 2017

Today is Friday July 21, 2017 The 202nd day of 2017-- 167 left Sunrise this morning 6:02 a.m. set: 8:29 p.m. 14:26 hours of daylight Moonrise: 1:49 a.m. set:3:40 p.m.

SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :National Junk Food Day, No Pet Store Puppies Day and Legal Drinking Age Day

  

This week, shocking images of Syrian refugees who died in Lebanese military custody, allegedly during or after torture, have received widespread coverage. The majority of Syrian refugees are living in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan. Who’s telling their stories? 

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