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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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June 29, Hour 2 - Sex Education cont'd; age-appropriate sex ed. Also: the death of TV pitchman Billy Mays

Live From The Left Coast

Continuing discussion on sex education from the first hour (6/29/09), with guests Dr. Elizabeth Schroeder of Rutgers University and Phyllida Burlingame of ACLU of Northern California.

Also- Angie looks into the media frenzy, in the week in that Michael Jackson died, over the death of TV pitchman Billy Mays.

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August 27, 2009 Hour 1 - Will Kennedy's Death Change Health Care Reform?

Live From The Left Coast

Angie talks with David Waldman (blogger KagroX at Daily Kos) about the potential impact of Ted Kennedy's passing on health care reform. Also, Melanie Sloan of CREW reports on bogus citizens' groups that are spreading propaganda under cover of civil action.

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September 21, 2009 Hour 2 - Save The University

Live From The Left Coast

Shannon Steen, Associate Professor at UC Berkeley and a member of the committee to Save The University, talks with Angie about their week-long campaign to protest the severe budget cuts and fee hikes that threaten the University of California. And Jasper Bernes, PhD student at Berkeley and one of the founders of Grad Student Stoppage, fills in the picture from the students' point of view.

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October 13, 2009 Hour 2 - Abortion Issues: Update

Live From The Left Coast

An hour in which Angie talks about a range of issues concerning abortion rights, including the influence of the Church on the issue and the latest Guttmacher study, and a new indie film 'Obvious Child' by director Gillian Robespierre that treats it's main character's abortion in a realistic and even manner.

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November 4, 2009 Hour 2 - Frank Schaeffer Interview

Live From The Left Coast

Angie talks with author Frank Schaeffer about his new book 'Patience with God' and the intensity of Right Wing rhetoric - will it potentially lead to violent action? LFTLC regular Gotta Laff is our Live Blog guest.

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December 2, 2009 Hour 2 - Prop 8: Fight Now, or Fight Later?

Live From The Left Coast

Angie talks with Joe Garofoli of the San Francisco Chronicle, Mike Bonin of Camp Courage and the Courage Campaign, and John Henning of Love, Honor, Cherish about whether repealing Prop 8 is a battle that needs to be fought immediately or if a more pragmatic, long-term approach should be taken. Mike Lavers, National News Editor of The Edge Publications joins the discussion on-air and online.

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June 22, 2009 Hour 2 - US Military chaplains and soldiers proselytizing

Live From The Left Coast

Discussion of reports in Newsweek and elsewhere about evangelical chaplains pushing soldiers to be missionaries in foreign territories.

Guest, Kathryn Joyce, author of Quiverfull, and also the Newsweek story Christian Soldiers.

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August 11, 2009 Hour 2 - Silence The Violence

Live From The Left Coast

Are community anti-violence measures working? Angie talks with Crystallee Crain of the Ella Baker Center about their efforts to bring a message of peace to Oakland, in spite of criticism of the project's 'feel good' efforts. Also joining the discussion is Alex Tabarrok. Director of Research at the Independent Institute.

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