General Audiences - TV-G/ TV-PG

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"Green Card Voices: Muhend Abakar" (8 minutes)

Born in the city of Nyala, Muhend Abakar spent the first four years of his life in Sudan before moving to Egypt with his family.  When he first arrived in Egypt, he was saddened by the racism he encountered and had a difficult time socializing. Muhend eventually made many friends by playing of soccer and discovered how easy it is to meet people through sports.

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"A Celebration of Natural Hair" (14 minutes)

Cheyenne Cochrane explores the role that hair texture has played in the history of being black in America — from the heat straightening products of the post-Civil War era to the thousands of women today who have decided to stop chasing a conventional beauty standard and start embracing their natural hair. "This is about more than a hairstyle," Cochrane says. "It's about being brave enough not to fold under the pressure of others' expectations."

Sci-fi Journal - Aug'17

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Sci-Fi Journal for August 2017 shot live at Pintastic New England and ConnectiCon with hosts James Hinsey, Jay Kingston, Marc Morisseau and Calvin Watts III. Jay and Marc at ConnectiCon in Hartford, CT, start the show and Jay does Popcorn Previews with trailers for "Geostorm", "A Wrinkle in Time", "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle", "The Lego Ninjago Movie". Marc does Toob News covering all of our favorite and new television shows. James and Calvin are at Pintastic New England in Sturbridge, MA, and James does Anime Daisuki covering the latest in Japanese animation.

Libertarian Counterpoint

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Service Employees International Union sponsored AB 1250 would stop outsourcing of financial, economic, accounting, engineering, legal, etc jobs by counties.

The NFL offers to collaborate with the player's union on cannabis research for pain control.

CSU is dropping its algebra requirement for non-math and science majors.

Ephemerisle and Seasteading.

The war on hydroponic tomatoes by overzealous narcs.

FDA is warming to vaping as less harmful than smoking tobacco.

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The GOP Obamacare repeal and replace debacle.

The Trump proposal to halve legal immigration and go to a merit-based system.

Trump plans to start a trade war with China starting with steel tariffs.

Trump applauds police being rough with suspects in speech to cops. Cops applaud Trump.

Trump's military transgender "ban" that he forgot to tell his generals about.

The rise of the sex bots.


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The problem of actually using city owned undeveloped property in Dixon.

Toronto retired mechanic Adi Asti spent $550 on materials and hiring a homeless man to build a set of stairs in a community park that city fathers wanted to spend $65.000 on...whenever they got around to it. In spite of accidents being prevented by the stairs, city fathers are not happy.

A vigilante pothole team is fixing roads in Santa Cruz County over the objections of county officials...and preventing many thousands of dollars in tire damage in doing so.

In The Studio - Pathways to Employment

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Martha Teeter hosts Bill Pride, Executive Director, Davis Community Meals, and Julie Jenkins, Employee, Pathways to Employment.

topics discussed include: what is Pathways to Employment (hand up to individuals living homeless), what people employed are doing (downtown beautification), what it means to employees to have a job, website & how people can get involved through donations and job opportunities matched to participants in program.

Recorded 07/20/17.