Philosophy Talk asks about Identity Politics

Jul 15, 2016

Is Identity politics the problem or the solution to what divides us? 

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AUMA receives mixed support and opposition ... Old prison sold to cannabis oil extractor ... THC helps with Alzheimer’s ... Can pot save Amoeba? ... and more. 

KALW Almanac - Friday July 15, 2016

Jul 15, 2016
Kyle Trefny

About 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease every year. We hear the story of one of them, Ben Rivers, who has found ways to maintain an active inner life even as his body slows down.

Your Call: Media coverage of race and racism

Jul 14, 2016
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On the July 15th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the widespread protests against the killing of black men by police.

The View from Here: Who cares?

Jul 14, 2016
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An estimated 65 million Americans are family caregivers. They provide for sick, aging and disabled family members at home. It’s a stressful job. As Americans grow older, more of us will either need or be caregivers. But who cares for the caregivers? And what are they doing to care for themselves?

Dan Roth

Daily news roundup for Thursday, July 14, 2016

Jul 14, 2016
restaurant pay gap
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:


San Jose police rolls out first wave of body cameras in department milestone // San Jose Mercury News

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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Unique Derique aka Lance McGee : performer in Yerba Buena’s Garden Festival, told KALW’s Jen Chien about three cool arts events happening around the Bay this weekend:

KALW Almanac - Thursday July 14, 2016

Jul 14, 2016