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Live From The Left Coast podcasts

Here is a selection of our past shows and more. You can listen to them here using the Flash player widget, or you can download them for your offsite listening pleasure.

Redwood City Saltworks - posturing and playing the media

May 18, 2010
Live From The Left Coast

Angie interviews Save The Bay's Stephen Knight on the latest developments in industrial giant Cargill's effort to rezone and develop the Redwood City Salt Ponds.

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New Orleans update / California Teachers Plight

February 18, 2010
Live From The Left Coast

Guest Sandy Rosenthal is the founder and executive director of Levees.org. Guest Lillian Taiz is with the California Faculty Association.

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August 17, 2009 Hour 1 - LGBT Persecution in Iraq

Live From The Left Coast

A report from Human Rights Watch on the persecution of LGBT individuals in Iraq. Featuring Boris O. Dittrich - Advocacy Director for LGBT Issues at HRW.

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September 9, 2009 Hour 2 - Joe Flower and Congresswoman Maxine Waters React to the Speech

Live From The Left Coast

An interview with Health Care Futurist Joe Flower about President Obama's speech; also, Congresswoman Maxine Waters calls in from the floor right after the speech to give Angie her thoughts.

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September 30, 2009 Hour 2 - Net Neutrality

Live From The Left Coast

Declan McCullough, Senior Correspondent with CBS News Online and founder of Politech, Fred Van Loman, Senior Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Tim Karr of the Save The Internet Coalition and Campaign Director of Free Press discuss the issue of Net Neutrality with guest host Richard Wolinsky.

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October 23, 2009 Hour 2 - The Broadcast Blues

Live From The Left Coast

Guest host Brad Friedman in conversation with Sue Wilson about media reform, her documentary "Broadcast Blues," currently playing at the Hot Springs Doc Festival, and the Jennifer Strange case (Jennifer was the woman who died while being challenged to drink as much water as possible on a live radio show). Sue Wilson is currently following that trial in Sacramento and reports on it here.

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November 17, 2009 Hour 2 - The Dangers of Alcoholic 'Energy' Drinks

Live From The Left Coast

Angie hosts a panel discussion about the recent research and the FDA crackdown on AED's (Alcoholic Energy Drinks), featuring Francesca Gessner, Deputy City Attorney at the San Francisco City Attorney's Office, Michele Simon, Research & Policy Director at The Marin Institute, and Jackie Cole, who runs the Sexual Assault Response Team at WEAVE. Our online guest is Michael Scippa, also of The Marin Institute.

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August 21, 2009 Hour 2 - The Return of the Bike Plan

Live From The Left Coast

A discussion on the newly-approved 2009 Bike Plan in San Francisco, which will mean, amongst other things, 45 new bike lanes in the city. Also, the story behind the lawsuit and the 3 year injunction that have prevented a new Bike Plan until now. Angie talks with Andy Thornley of the San Francisco Bike Coalition, Mike Sallaberry of the SFMTA, and Rob Anderson, blogger and the initiator of the lawsuit.

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September 2, 2009 Hour 2 - High Drama for Whistleblower Edmonds

Live From The Left Coast

Brad Friedman of Brad Blog joins Angie to talk about the case of FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds.

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September 25, 2009 Hour 1 - The Making of Glenn Beck

Live From The Left Coast

Author and freelance journalist Alexander Zaitchik talks with Angie about his three-part Salon article on The Making of Glenn Beck and his upcoming book.

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