Crosscurrents Podcast

7/26: Dispatch from the DNC

Jul 26, 2016

Today on Crosscurrents: Bay Area residents voice their views about the upcoming presidential election. Youth Radio dispatches from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. A colony of artists in San Francisco faces eviction.

7/25: Family Leave

Jul 25, 2016


7/19: Crisis intervention

Jul 19, 2016

7/18: Singing telegram

Jul 18, 2016

7/14: Who Cares?

Jul 13, 2016


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? In this special hour-long presentation from Capital Public Radio we hear about the state of caregiving in America. 

7/13: Hidden hunger

Jul 13, 2016

In Sacramento, a city in one of the richest agricultural regions of the country, tens of thousands of residents go hungry each day. In this special hour-long presentation from Capital Public Radio we hear about food insecurity in the region. 

7/12: Class dismissed

Jul 12, 2016
Illustration by Rich Black.

One out of four adults in California is a high school dropout. Class Dismissed takes an up-close look at the crisis through the lives of four young people from the Central Valley. The stories reveal what's at stake for their future and ours.

7/11: Autism grows up

Jul 11, 2016
Illustration by Rich Black.

Twenty years after a sharp rise in autism rates, thousands of California children are aging out of special education. Each one enters adulthood with a unique combination of social deficits that promises a challenging life, even with support. In this special hour-long presentation from Capital Public Radio we hear what happens when autism grows up.

7/7: Undercover in a private prison

Jul 6, 2016

7/6: How much is your signature worth?

Jul 6, 2016

6/30: Seeking shelter

Jun 29, 2016

6/29: San Francisco's Navigation Centers

Jun 29, 2016

6/28: Street Spirit

Jun 28, 2016

6/27: Homelessness in the Bay Area

Jun 27, 2016

6/23: Renewable energy

Jun 22, 2016

6/22: Asian-American identity and mental health

Jun 22, 2016

6/21: To be transgender

Jun 21, 2016

6/20: Oakland police sex scandal

Jun 20, 2016

6/15: Breathmobile

Jun 15, 2016

6/14: Noise

Jun 14, 2016


6/13: Speaking up and speaking out

Jun 13, 2016

6/8: Seeking asylum

Jun 8, 2016

A special report on unaccompanied migrants from Central America seeking asylum in Oakland. The media attention has died down, but kids continue to make their way to the Bay Area. Their journeys aren't over once they arrive.

6/6: San Francisco's Proposition D

Jun 6, 2016


6/2: Debate for state senate

Jun 2, 2016

6/1: Prop C

Jun 1, 2016

5/31: Primary politics

May 31, 2016

5/26: Willie Brown Academy

May 26, 2016

Today on Crosscurrents: San Francisco's newest public school, Willie Brown Academy, one year in. Playwright Lauren Gunderson on dramatizing women in science. This week's Audiograph mystery sound, revealed.

Tune in to 91.7 fm at 5:00 P.M. Audio will be uploaded after the show.

5/26: SF's newest public school, one year in

May 26, 2016

5/25: Sea level rise on the ballot

May 25, 2016

5/18: Birthday party!

May 18, 2016

Let's celebrate KALW's 75th birthday with special guest Peaches Christ.