Crosscurrents

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Crosscurrents is the daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We are part of KALW's Public Interest Reporting Project, which began in 2003 with the goal of expanding local in-depth reporting – at a time when most news organizations were cutting back on public interest journalism.

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5:00pm

Mon July 2, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: July 2, 2012

"Dealing with Diabetes" in California.

12:00pm

Fri June 29, 2012
Cops & Courts

Dispatches from the Inside: A prisoner's take on inmate safety

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Richard Gilliam is incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison.

June 15, 2012

California corrections Officials Place Policy Decisions Over Inmate Safety

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5:44pm

Thu June 28, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Raj Patel on the Bay Area as a hub for food activism

The Bay Area is one of the country’s centers for food activism – and for the whole idea that local efforts can have big effects on the food system as a whole. Raj Patel is author of the book Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World’s Food System. The book is a critical look at the inequalities in food access around the world.

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4:45pm

Thu June 28, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: June 28, 2012

Reactions from the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the ban on foie gras, improving school lunch programs in Oakland, the inequalities of food access around the world, and local musicians Golden Bough.

2:49pm

Thu June 28, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today’s Local Music: Golden Bough

Photo Credit: Irene Young

Today we are featuring the Bay Area trio called Golden Bough. These modern-day minstrels mostly make music rooted in ancient Celtic ballads, but they often add some original compositions to their live shows. They’re playing tomorrow, June 29 at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley at 8 p.m.

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