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Radio Rookies DIY: Educators Guide to Teaching Interviewing Skills

Monday, March 25, 2013

WNYC

Rookies DIY: How to do vox pop

The first in a series of videos we’re creating in partnership with the Hive NYC Learning Network, teaches people to produce their own stories using digital media. This animated short, along with the accompanying resources, will help educators teach interviewing skills to students of all ages.



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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Race for the World’s Last Resources

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Michael Klare discusses an unprecedented crisis of resource depletion facing the world. He argues that the problem that goes beyond “peak oil” to include shortages of coal and uranium, copper and lithium, water and arable land, and that the hunt for resources has led to exploration in areas once considered too remote or dangerous. In The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources Klare examines the consequences and argues that we must change our consumption patterns.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Scramble for the World’s Last Resources

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Michael Klare discusses an unprecedented crisis of resource depletion facing the world. He argues that the problem that goes beyond “peak oil” to include shortages of coal and uranium, copper and lithium, water and arable land, and that the hunt for resources has led to exploration in areas once considered too remote or dangerous. In The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources Klare examines the consequences and argues that we must change our consumption patterns.

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The Takeaway

Along 'The Tenth Parallel': Tension Between the Christian and Muslim Worlds

Monday, August 30, 2010

The 10th parallel is a latitudinal line situated 700 miles North of the equator. More than half of the world's 1.3 billion Muslims live along it, as does 60 percent of the world's Christians. Journalist and poet Eliza Griswold has recently returned from a seven year journey, on which she traveled between the equator and the 10th parallel. She spent time in countries like Nigeria, the Sudan, Somalia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, and documented her journey in "The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam."

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The Takeaway

The future of American oil could be in a small South Dakota farming community

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The solution to high gas prices may not be offshore drilling. For a remote community in South Dakota, the future is not farming, it's oil. Plans are underway to make Union County, S.D., home to the nation’s first new oil refinery in 30 years. The company behind the project bills the refinery as a "green energy center" and many local politicians support the plans, but it's a sore point for residents closest to the site.

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Radio Rookies

Bushwick

Wednesday, January 31, 2001

My story is about how there are not enough free things for kids in my neighborhood to do after school.

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