KQED's Perspectives

KQED's Perspectives

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Lupines

Michael Ellis considers one of the most common and beautiful flowers on California hillsides: lupines.

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Lost Weekends

Richard Swerdlow thinks there are better things to do with his precious weekends than chores and errands.

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Racism Today

An incident in a San Francisco restaurant prompts Harris Bostic to consider the nature of racism today and how to respond to it.

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The Power of a Smile

Les Bloch isn't a smiley face kind of guy. So he decided to give it a try. My, how things changed.

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New Generation of AIDS Activists

Austin Padilla is too young to have lived through the worst of the AIDS epidemic. But he's dedicated to stopping it now.

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Their College Isn't Theirs

Clarence Wong says Asian and other non-traditional alumni don't feel as connected to elite schools as their white counterparts.

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War on Ecocide

Carol Arnold normally doesn't espouse war. But a war on killing the planet sounds like a good idea to her.

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A Healthy Respect for Wildness

Millions visit West Marin's wild beauty every year. And Cleary Vaughan-Lee says too often they discount its danger.

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Spit-Tobacco

As baseball opens its new season, Dick Meister says a California bill would shut down one of the game's worst habits.

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The Transgender Bathroom

Clyde Wadsworth looks at a new battleground for sexual minorities: which bathroom should be used by transgendered people.

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