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Ed Lee on ‘Forum’: Tech Workers Have the Same Issues as Everyone Else

April 22, 2014 | 7:30 am

Ed Lee on ‘Forum’: Tech Workers Have the Same Issues as Everyone Else

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Mayor talks about housing, the Ellis Act, Proposition B, minimum wage, schools, Sunday parking, etc.

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San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

April 10, 2014 | 4:17 pm

San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

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Supervisor David Chiu proposes measure to ensure city’s housing serves residents rather than tourists.

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Listeners Weigh In: What Stories KQED Should Cover in 2014

January 9, 2014 | 7:00 am

Listeners Weigh In: What Stories KQED Should Cover in 2014

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Ideas run the gamut, from labyrinths and climate change to unemployment and retiring boomers.

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Michael Krasny and Forum’s Producers’ Favorite Shows of 2013

December 30, 2013 | 9:00 am

Michael Krasny and Forum’s Producers’ Favorite Shows of 2013

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The ones that stuck with us, from a show on kindness to a Mike Tyson interview to dogs to housing.

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Michael Krasny Answers Questions About His 20 Years as Forum Host

February 15, 2013 | 10:40 am

Michael Krasny Answers Questions About His 20 Years as Forum Host

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Michael Krasny hosted KQED’s call-in public affairs program Forum for the first time on Feb. 15, 1993 – 20 years ago today. During that first show, he promised to continue the program’s commitment to in-depth news and political programming while opening up “new vistas in the arts…and the life of the mind.” Over the past […]

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Sotomayor Gives Views on Affirmative Action

January 29, 2013 | 1:45 pm

Sotomayor Gives Views on Affirmative Action

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by Jonathan Roisman The U.S. Supreme Court’s only Hispanic said on Monday that she often disagrees with the court’s only African American when it comes to affirmative action. Speaking on KQED’s Forum, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor said she is more often in favor than her colleague, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. “Both of us recognize fully […]

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Is Whole Foods Too Expensive? A Response from Co-Founder John Mackey

January 22, 2013 | 2:22 pm

Is Whole Foods Too Expensive? A Response from Co-Founder John Mackey

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Whole Foods co-founder and co-CEO John Mackey said it’s a complaint he hears all the time: the food at his stores is too expensive. But if you think that’s true, Mackey said, you can always shop somewhere else. “If people think we’re too expensive or the quality’s not very good or the services aren’t good… […]

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Best of Forum 2012: Michael Krasny and Staff Pick Favorite Shows

December 26, 2012 | 10:42 am

Best of Forum 2012: Michael Krasny and Staff Pick Favorite Shows

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On the Forum radio show, we’re constantly analyzing our performance. After each day’s show we gather and discuss what worked, what didn’t, and what listener feedback we received. As an end-of-the-year exercise, we decided to take some time to look back in a less critical way, recalling shows that we’re especially proud of or left […]

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Gun Control Debate in Wake of Colorado Tragedy

July 23, 2012 | 10:00 pm

Gun Control Debate in Wake of Colorado Tragedy

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Gun Control advocates say last week’s mass shooting in a crowded Colorado movie theater proves the United States needs strict new gun laws. But the gun rights community counters that if someone in the theater had been armed, the shooter may have been stopped. “The fact is, if there were a concealed-carry holder in that […]

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Catch Up With the Online Privacy Debate

January 6, 2012 | 12:01 pm

Catch Up With the Online Privacy Debate

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And the award for acronym of the week goes to … SOPA. And no, it does not stand for South of the Panhandle, but rather The Stop Online Piracy Act, a bill aimed at curbing online piracy, currently being considered by the House. The bill has been getting lots of attention this week with business […]

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