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Tapped Out: Clean Water in Peril

From a grassroots toxic canal clean up to a long-standing watershed war, we’ll hear from U.S. water stewards across the country. They’re people working to protect and restore our valuable fresh waterways and to keep water resources part of a shared global commons.

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My T-Shirt Says it All (encore)

The T-shirt is a staple of the American wardrobe, worn by pretty much everyone at one time or another. It’s a sort of common denominator in a culture marked by differences. On this edition, we’ll hear how three T-shirt designers use the garments as a way to fight racism, communicate cultural identity, and mourn friends who’ve passed away.

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Women in Sports: Separate and Not Equal

Dave Zirin and Elizabeth Terzakis take a look back at the history of discrimination against women in sports, and we’ll hear where the long battle for equality and acceptance stands today.

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How We Survive: Renters, Rights, and Resistance

On this edition, we continue our series “How We Survive” and hear from renters and renters’ advocates about the invisible victims of the mortgage meltdown.

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Still Looking for the Union Label

In a special collaboration with “Public Eye Magazine,” correspondent Abby Scher takes a look at the EFCA. We also hear from Amy Dean, a longtime union leader who talks about the future of labor unions and tells us what’s up with all the current infighting.

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