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Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
The Noise Pop Podcast is a bi-monthly series showcasing noteworthy new releases from the independent and underground music scene, produced by Noise Pop: San Francisco’s favorite indie music, arts and film festival. We deliver episodes that are engaging, distinctive, and always rooted in the music we love, that we think you will too. Along with music recommendations, Host Adrian Spinelli (Paste Magazine, SF Chronicle, Fest300) interviews artists, tastemakers, and professionals from every corn ...
 
Podcasts about James Bond, Avengers / Marvel, Game of Thrones, F1 & much more!
 
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Tomato Tomato
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Welcome to the Tomato Tomato Podcast! Each week, Chris and Jenna discuss a movie - and how it's reviewed by critics. We frame our discussion around Rotten Tomatoes reviews that we agree and disagree with, and have quite a journey along the way.
 
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Escape Pod
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The Original Science Fiction Podcast
 
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds take on one subject from American history each week.
 
The Bachelor super fan Arden Myrin along with Bachelor-obsessed celebrity guests discuss the latest The Bachelor episode: tears, fantasy suites, and making sweet, sweet, love on the GREATEST COMEDY FRANCHISE OF ALL TIME- The Bachelor, Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise. FANTASY! VICTORY! SUCCESS!! AMERICA!!! BONE ZONE!!!
 
International Waters is a pop culture comedy quiz show where land laws do not apply. Join host Dave Holmes and competing teams of world-famous comedians from the US and UK in a hilarious and lively test of pop culture knowledge (and the ability to make up baloney when that knowledge fails). It's part panel show, part trivia quiz and all laughs. It's also a little embarrassed it wrote that last sentence.
 
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Harmontown
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Self destructive writer Dan Harmon claims he will one day found a colony of like-minded misfits. He’s appointed suit-clad gadabout Jeff Davis as his Comptroller and bearded dreamboat Spencer Crittenden as his Dungeon Master. It’s like a neurotic town hall meeting, often with alcohol and famous people.
 
Silicon Valley’s most revered journalist hosts candid interviews with tech execs, politicians, celebrities and more about their big ideas and how they’re changing our world. Tune in every week for enlightening conversations with people like Tesla CEO Elon Musk, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and many more. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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KQED’s Forum
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KQED’s live call-in program presents balanced discussions of local, state, national, and world issues as well as in-depth interviews with leading figures in politics, science, entertainment, and the arts.
 
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The Jim Ross Report
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Jim Ross is considered the voice of Wrestling. He’s a member of three halls of fame including WWE and is a multiple-time New York Times best-selling author. From ringside to the boardroom JR has built a 40+ year career that will never be duplicated. Enjoy his candid opinions, special guests, and sense of humor on a fresh presentation on the all-new The Jim Ross Report exclusively on Westwood One Podcast Network.
 
The newest companies that could change the world. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
SPONTANEANATION WITH PAUL F. TOMPKINS is a completely improvised show, from monologue to interview to narrative sketch. Join Paul, his special guests, his incredibly talented improviser friends, and accompanist Eban Schletter for an hour of comedy that none of them ever see coming.
 
Podcasts from the San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas.
 
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StarTalk All-Stars
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"I’m Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of StarTalk Radio. I’ve recruited a crack team of scientists and science educators to help me bring the universe down to Earth. They are… The StarTalk All-Stars." New episodes premiere Tuesday nights at 7pm ET.
 
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Bubble
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Welcome to Fairhaven, a literal Bubble of corporate utopia set amid the wild, goblin-infested Brush. The first scripted comedy series from Maximum Fun, Bubble tells a tale that is both contemporary and otherworldly, as a small band of monster killers struggles to make ends meet and find love in a nightmarish version of the gig economy. Starring: Alison Becker (Parks and Recreation), Keith Powell (30 Rock), Cristela Alonzo (Cristela), Eliza Skinner (The Late Late Show) and Mike Mitchell (Love ...
 
5 Minutes in Church History, hosted by Dr. Stephen Nichols, is a weekly podcast that provides an informal and informative look at church history. Join us each week as we take a brief break from the present to go exploring the past. Travel back in time as we look at the people, events, and even the places that have shaped the story of Christianity. Each podcast offers an easily digestible glimpse of how the eternal, unchangeable God has worked in the church over prior generations, and how thi ...
 
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The Big Event
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A Bay Area-centric pop culture podcast featuring celebrity guests, non-celebrity guests, lots of personalities from the San Francisco Chronicle and spirited discussion about local nostalgia, movies, television, music, food and sports. Hosted by pop culture critic Peter Hartlaub in the historic Chronicle basement photo archive. A Chronicle paperboy from 1983 to 1985, Hartlaub started writing for the publication in 2000. Hartlaub reviews film, writes entertainment stories, shoots video and dig ...
 
A fan podcast about Fria Ligan's Zero Engine games, focusing mainly on their mystical Science Fiction RPG. Featuring discussion of the rules and ideas to expand the setting of the Third Horizon and well as Actual Play episodes, featuring recordings of Coriolis and other games.
 
The newest companies that could change the world. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
The official home for audio programming from Turf Show Times, SB Nation's community for fans of the Los Angeles Rams.
 
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The Bay
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Every good story starts local. So that’s where we start. The Bay is storytelling for daily news. KQED host Devin Katayama talks with reporters to help us make sense of what’s happening in the Bay Area. One story. One conversation. One idea.
 
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Bay Curious
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Bay Curious is a podcast about the unexplored San Francisco Bay Area. Each week we take a deep dive into the mysteries that make this area quirky, delightful and, at times, dysfunctional. It’s a show about questions — and the adventures you stumble upon when you go looking for answers. Now here’s the twist: You ask the questions. You decide what we work on. You help us find the answer. Join host Olivia Allen-Price to explore the Bay one bite-sized episode at a time. The show is produced at K ...
 
Welcome to the ExQueeriencePoints Podcast. We are an all queer cast, and I’m the originator and producer, Kelrick.The cast consists of queer gaymers with over 3 decades of combined gaming experience… not that we always act like it. I’m very excited to share with you our inaugural Campaign. We will be playing Starfinder, produced by Paizo. We are fortunate enough to have a professional Game Master, Miyu, who created a homebrew campaign for our initial outing and we’re very excited about it!We ...
 
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KGO 810 Podcast
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the Next Generation of Conversation!
 
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Crosscurrents
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Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.
 
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Your Call
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KALW's call-in show: Politics and culture, dialogue and debate.
 
Richard, Brad, Jeffrey, and Simon talk about horror movies, the giallo genre, Euro-horror, and all kinds of other things and stuff. Check out Doomed Moviethon:http://doomedmoviethon.comRichard's Blog:http://cinemasomnambulist.comBrad's blog:http://yellowrazor.blogspot.comJeffrey's Blog: http://nessuntimore.blogspot.com/Simon's Blog:http://creatures-of-light-and-darkness.blogspot.com/The archives of the show can be found here:http://www.doomedmoviethon.com/?page_id=20We're on YouTube as well! ...
 
A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to the general public. Pushing Limits advances the voices of people who live with disabilities. It is produced by a collective of media makers and activists who themselves live with disability.
 
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Plundergrounds
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Ray Otus is a tabletop gamer, artist, writer, and role-playing game designer. Plundergrounds is a zine devoted to Dungeon World adventures and content. And now it is also a podcast focused on inspiration, art, and games designed by independent creators.
 
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TO SERVE THE LOYAL DETROIT LIONS FANS THAT DAILY DRINK A GLASS OF DETROIT KOOLAID!​COMING SOON...SUPER BOWL BLUE FLAVOR!! Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/detroitkoolaid/support
 
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CINEMAHOES
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A podcast created for cinema lovers of all ages. With your hosts Luna and Santana.
 
Welcome to eightiesDJarchives! We are a division of The SFDPS (San Francisco Disco Preservation Society). We are dedicated to preserving DJ mixtapes from reel-to-reel, and cassette tapes from the 80's. This Hearthis page has been set up for mixtapes of 80s funk, soul, R&B, New Wave and Pop. Please visit our other mixtape archive page (SFDPS) to listen to DJ mixtapes from the 70's/early 80's disco + Hi-NRG era. hearthis.at/sfdps
 
A podcast of theater reviews by Richard Wolinsky that air on KPFA’s Up Front, Arts-Waves and Talkies programs, plus additional unaired reviews by Richard Wolinsky and C.S. Soong. Also: interviews with Bay Area artistic directors, as well as performers, playwrights, directors and others in the local theatrical industry.
 
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ninetiesDJarchives
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Welcome to ninetiesDJarchives! We are a division of The SFDPS (San Francisco Disco Preservation Society). We are dedicated to preserving DJ cassette mixtapes from the 90's. This Hearthis page has been set up for mixtapes of 90's house. Please visit our other mixtape archive pages (SFDPS) to listen to DJ mixtapes from the 70's/early 80's disco + Hi-NRG era. hearthis.at/sfdps and our eightiesDJarchives that focuses on mixtapes of 80s funk, soul, R&B, New Wave and Pop hearthis.at/eightiesdarchives
 
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State Of The Art
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Join us each week as he interviews leaders who are at the forefront of technology's role in the art world. Because tech is not only changing the way artists create, it's bringing radical change in the way all of us interact with art.
 
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SFDPS
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Welcome to SFDPS (San Francisco Disco Preservation Society) We are dedicated to preserving anything related to the 70s' San Francisco disco scene, and into the early 80's HI-NRG scene (which we consider disco under another name) The S.F. DJs, music producers, record labels, and clubs that set the standard! We have a ton of disco DJ reel to reels that we will be digitizing and sharing with the world! Join us on our Facebook page! (click the fackbook logo below) Also, be sure to follow our oth ...
 
A business-minded look at digital and social media in sports, featuring interviews with pros and thought leaders in the space.
 
TWiT Bits are highlights from shows on TWiT.tv.. You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
 
San Francisco-based DJ ANDREW GIBBONS has become a dance floor favorite from Australia to across North America with his energizing sets, melding EDM, tribal, progressive, and tech house beats with big room diva vocals. Andrew has performed in many bars and clubs in San Francisco, Sydney, Honolulu, San Diego, Fort Lauderdale, and Sacramento.
 
Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the music and impact of the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?
 
TWiT Bits are highlights from shows on TWiT.tv.. You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
 
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Radio ITVT
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Founded in 1998 by Tracy Swedlow, InteractiveTV Today ITVT - http://www.itvt.com - is the most widely read and trusted news source on the rapidly emerging medium of multiplatform, networked, broadband interactive television. We provide concise, original coverage of industry developments, technologies, content projects, and the people building the business. Our readership ismostly made up of executives (30,000 to 60,000) in over 150 countries. We also provide live events and an industry resou ...
 
*DJ HECTOR FONSECA presents HECTIK SESSIONS !* **20 time Official Billboard #1 Remixer Hector Fonseca presents his latest Originals, Remixes & Bootlegs in these Hectik Sessions recorded around the world!**
 
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Fantasy Grounds For Beginners -- Let's Take A Tour Complete Tour Of The Fantasy Grounds Programhttps://www.fantasygrounds.com/forums/showthread.php?27296-Guides-videos-and-other-helpful-informationCheck out our weekly Fantasy Grounds Friday Stream at Noon EST on the Fantasy Grounds Twitch Channel. We have special guest, make special announcemen ...…
 
The #Trumpshutdown is starting to negatively impact our national security and FBI agents are saying they are working hard with a shrinking budget. Chip and Nikki take your calls.
 
Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss the new Smart Battery Case for the iPhone XS Max from Apple. Better design than the last version with an edge-to-edge bump on the back, plus a 10.1 Watt Hour battery. Also includes a lightning port and a lightning connector, microfiber lining, and supports wireless charging. The case currently comes in blac ...…
 
Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss the new Smart Battery Case for the iPhone XS Max from Apple. Better design than the last version with an edge-to-edge bump on the back, plus a 10.1 Watt Hour battery. Also includes a lightning port and a lightning connector, microfiber lining, and supports wireless charging. The case currently comes in blac ...…
 
Chip and Nikki talk about the new revelations regarding newly planned Senate votes on a compromise for the #TrumpShutdown with POLITICO's Daniel Lippman
 
This week @Blazzin_Bob is joined by @totemlydrunkctr and @_ThrillChill. The show starts off with Totem and BlazzinBob announcing a new show focusing on Overwatch League Fantasy using the new platform created by highnoon.gg. Find more details on OWL By The Numbers twitter @owlbythenumbers NEWS Jayne’s Tournament of Future Champions Contenders SA ...…
 
Welp the Oscar nominations are finally here and there are about as many snubs surprises and disappointments as youd expect Listen as Jenna and Chris wake up go through the list of nominees for the first time and react accordingly Follow ushttpstwittercomtomatotomatopodhttpstwittercomheyitsjennalynnhttpstwittercomthechrisvittoeBuy our stuff http ...…
 
Wendy Tan White, a veteran of the U.K. startup scene — including founding SaaS website builder Moonfruit, which exited to Yell Group for $37 million — is joining Alphabet X (formerly Google X), TechCrunch has learned. According to sources, Tan White was approached by Google late last year, as she weighed up a number of other options, including ...…
 
Wendy Tan White, a veteran of the U.K. startup scene — including founding SaaS website builder Moonfruit, which exited to Yell Group for $37 million — is joining Alphabet X (formerly Google X), TechCrunch has learned. According to sources, Tan White was approached by Google late last year, as she weighed up a number of other options, including ...…
 
With J. J. Mulligan Sepulveda, immigration attorney and author of "No Human Is Illegal: An Attorney on the Front Lines of the Immigration War. See him in San Francisco this Thursday, January 24th at 6:30 PM at the Mechanics Institute, at 57 Post St. https://www.amazon.com/Rains-Both-Sides-Wall/dp/1612197698/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=sl1& ...…
 
With Phillip Klein, executive editor of the Washington Examiner
 
The longest (partial) government shutdown is now in its 32nd day so we discussed the ramifications with David Drucker, political analyst for CNN, Vanity Fair and the Washington Examiner. David believes the democrats have the advantage right now since the public hates shutdowns and blames whomever is President when it happens. But Drucker also f ...…
 
Writer and Activist Helen Zia weaves together a timely tale of exile, immigration and dislocation in her latest book, “Last Boat Out of Shanghai”. Today we talk to her about this tumultuous period in China’s modern history and how these stories, inspired by hundreds of interviews from people who were there, tell us about the choices people are ...…
 
We’ll discuss today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme court to allow the the Trump administration to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue.
 
The day after the 2016 election, officials at the U.S. Department of Agriculture awaited the arrival of the President-elect’s transition team, ready to present thousands of pages of briefing materials on the workings of the 100,000-employee agency. In best-selling author Michael Lewis’s recounting, no one showed up until weeks later when a sing ...…
 
Jeffrey and Richard return to the world of the giallo with something Sexy and something Frenchy and something Murdery. This is a spoiler-ridden look at a film that has lots of Humphrey Bogart impersonators. Or just one.http://nessuntimore.blogspot.com/http://doomedmoviethon.comhttp://cinemasomnambulist.comhttp://legionpodcasts.comhttps://www.am ...…
 
Van goes solo this episode to discuss the second five novels in Roger Zelazny's Chronicles of Amber saga, featuring Merlin, the son of Corwin. Be a part of the White Rocket Entertainment family by becoming a patron of the shows: https://www.patreon.com/vanallenplexico Brought to you by White Rocket Entertainment. http://www.plexico.net…
 
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss solutions to this country’s public education crisis.By rose@yourcallradio.org (Rose Aguilar).
 
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss solutions to this country’s public education crisis.By rose@yourcallradio.org (Rose Aguilar).
 
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds examine the Truck Nuts War. SOURCES REDBUBBLE MERCH TOUR DATES
 
Chip talks about President Trump's attack on San Francisco's cleanliness and the NFL conference championship games.
 
Chip talks about Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani's admission that the Trump tower Moscow discussions went deep into 2016.
 
California Senator Kamala Harris is running for President, Chip talks about whether she has what it takes to win the nomination.
 
Chip talks about the incident between the kids at Covington Catholic High School and a Native American in Washington D.C. that went viral.
 
Vice President Mike Pence equates President Trump's insane crusade for a wall to the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. Chip discusses the controversy and takes your calls.
 
Political analyst and former aide to Senator Harry Reid, Joel Payne talks to Chip about the government shutdown and Dems chances in 2020.
 
Chip checks in to see how you're doing 1/2 way through the Trump Presidency.
 
In a special presentation from KALW News, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we’re considering race and class relations from an international design perspective with our friends from 99 Percent Invisible. It’s the story of the Ponte City Tower . You can find more episodes of 99pi, and subscribe to the podcast, at 99pi.org .…
 
Jordan Bruneau, the senior policy analyst for Becoming America Initiative, thinks there are a lot of problems with President Trump's supposid olive branch to Democrats in his feable attempt to end the #TrumpShutdown.
 
Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor SoftBank’s Vision Fund inches closer to $100B The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far Illinois’s startup market in 2018 was very strong, and it’s not slowing down as we settle into 2019.…
 
Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor SoftBank’s Vision Fund inches closer to $100B The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far Illinois’s startup market in 2018 was very strong, and it’s not slowing down as we settle into 2019.…
 
Ethan speaks with environmental activist and author Maya van Rossum
 
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we focus on the issue the civil rights leader championed before his death: the plight of poor people in America. Stanford Professor Clayborne Carson, editor of the King Papers and author of “Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.,” joins us to speak about King’s legacy and the Poor Peo ...…
 
Paul F. Tompkins says hello and goodbye on this edition of Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s very special guest is Spontaneanation’s first and final guest, Busy Philipps of Busy Tonight! They chat about what Busy’s themed restaurant would be and why. Then, they are joined by improvisers Maria Blasucci, Craig Cackowski, Eugene Cordero, Shau ...…
 
Senator Kamala Harris, the California Democrat and prosecutor who is the second black woman to serve in the United States Senate, declared her candidacy for president today. Harris picked quite a day to enter the race, on this holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Harris has been a dynamic presence among Senate Democrats during her short t ...…
 
Since the summer of 2017, the Committee to House the Bay Area, known as CASA, has been tasked with creating a broad legislative package to address the Bay Area’s housing crisis. The committee’s ten-point plan has now been endorsed by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG). While not l ...…
 
Disfruta de tu tiempo libre con lo que tienes a tu alrededor, sin internet, sin streaming, redes sociales,... sólo de la gente que te rodea, amigos, familiares,...
 
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day by discussing the evolution of the environmental justice movement with Professor Dorceta Taylor, leading environmental justice scholar and activist, and Mustafa Ali, senior vice president of the Hip Hop Caucus.…
 
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day by discussing the evolution of the environmental justice movement with Professor Dorceta Taylor, leading environmental justice scholar and activist, and Mustafa Ali, senior vice president of the Hip Hop Caucus.…
 
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