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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.


Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
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Award winning writer, radio host, NPR contributor and novelist Sandip Roy brings his wit and insight to these personal audio diaries from his new life in his old home, India.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

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  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
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Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

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  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

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Sandip Roy remembers the veterans of World War 1, the Indian veterens.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: The Statue of Unity in Gujarat, India, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sometimes when picking our monuments we focus on the wrong aspect.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Dr. Safiya Noble
What we think of as “the great equalizer”-- the internet--and the algorithms behind it, created by humans, is serving up content that is sexist and...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
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Sandip Roy misses a piece of India that can only be had in in San Francisco.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Rebecca Traister, Credit: One World Journalist
It’s safe to say that many American women are pretty angry these days. Since the founding of this country, women have been faced with men in power...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
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At age 32, Minnesota State Representative Erin Maye Quade is positioned to be at the forefront of a wave of progressive political leaders represent...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
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Caption: No Kanchenjungha :-(, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy finally… finally sees the mysterious Kanchenjungha with his own eyes! Finally!

  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Kate Black
In 2017, 16,000 women had raised their hand to run for office. One year later, it's 42,000. But what does it actually take to to win? And what will...

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Caption: Pottery by Greg Roberts
From the ashes of the Tubbs wildfire, a Sonoma, CA community rebuilds it’s community through one man’s pottery.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Dr. Barbara Adams, Credit: Blink Inc
Organizational psychologist Dr. Barbara Adams says there is transformational power for everyone in diversity and inclusivity, but initiatives like ...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
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