Crosscurrents

Monday-Thursday at 5pm

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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5:06pm

Mon March 31, 2014
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: March 31, 2014

An interview with former President Jimmy Carter on his new book, "A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power"

12:12pm

Mon March 31, 2014
Politics

Will Durst: Cold War 2

 Note: Will Durst is a comedian and you may find some of his material offensive, or worse, not funny. His views do not necessarily reflect those of KALW.

Hey guys,

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9:24am

Mon March 31, 2014
Arts & Culture

"Chaiyya Chaiyya" by Malaika Arora & King Khan

This song helps Anand Rajarman remember the train trips he took between his home in southern India and his college in the north.

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8:06am

Sun March 30, 2014
Arts & Culture

Can you guess the Audiograph sound this week? March 29, 2014

Poster designed by R Black

This is Audiograph--the Bay Area’s sonic signature. 

Each week, we’ll play you a sound recorded somewhere in the Bay Area. Your job? Listen to the sound (in the player above), figure out where it was recorded, and what exactly it is, then call us to let us know.

If you think you can identify this Audiograph sound of the week, call 415-264-7106. Also, tell us where to record next. We’ll give away a KALW t-shirt every week to one lucky caller. 

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8:04pm

Thu March 27, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Women in STEM: Terri Winston and Women’s Audio Mission

Students from Girls on the Mic at Womens Audio Mission work on a project using the 40-channel mixing console once used by Soundgarden
Womens Audio Mission


Picture a scientist in a white lab coat holding a test tube up to the light. Or a brilliant computer geek hunched over a keyboard. These are stereotypes we associate with STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. But there are a lot of industries involving STEM skills that don’t fit those stereotypes.

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