Shows

Imagining Liberation

Hosted ByJess Clarke

Imagining Liberation is a storytelling and interview show hosted by Jess Clarke. Jess tells stories from their own life and talks with other imagineers working toward liberation: personal, social, political and spiritual.

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NOOL: Weaving Threads

Hosted ByPreeti Shekar

NOOL weaves stories of todays political battles and ancient myths into an audio tapestry for our times. NOOL focuses on issues impacting South Asian communities in the Bay Area and beyond.

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Until the Streets of the Hood Flood with Green

Hosted ByKelly Curry

Healing our bodies, returning to natural patterns of sleeping and eating and being in community and with the earth... first steps towards sustainability and balance.

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Episodes

Julian Simeon – Cries of My Father

Julian V. Simeon, a first generation Filipino-American born and raised in San Francisco, is a memoirist and storyteller. Having come of age during the late ’60s, his spiritual journey informs him to action: to write, to perform and as the Buddha heralded, “…to remember who we really are.”

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Mother from Another…

“Mother from Another…” is a story from Jess Clarke’s grand opus, “Imagining Liberation.” This episode takes place in Mendocino, California in 1970. The narrator is 13 years old. Listen to the audio above or check out the video below. Imagining Liberation follows a nonbinary Irish-Catholic kid through the permutations of their identity through the decades. The...

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The Earth Is the Only One Telling the Truth

“Kelly, everything with you is just so intense… there are problems in the world… there have always been problems in the world, you can’t force anyone to change and you can’t fix everything.” He is full of frustration. His brow is furrowed almost in disbelief…there is a profound sense of worry, concern and loss. “Where...

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Of Forests and Floods

A Speculative Podcast Special Episode of NOOL The Aarey Forest has been on the frontlines of a battle between environmental/indigenous activists and the State since 2014, the narrative offers a moment of possibility towards a different future.

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San Bernardino Groups Take on Warehouse Pollution

“These diesel trucks are going to go in our neighborhoods, regardless if you’re in Bloomington, Jurupa Valley, Fontana.

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Reflections of Activistas

Excerpted here are the voices of young activistas who redefine what it means to be part of the new majority as women of color.

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movements change the world, but just as it is important to be a part of and build movements to create a world where human rights are a reality for all–a world where systemic forms of social and economic oppression no longer exist–so it is equally important to build our own intimate internal movement that focuses on healing the greed, hatred, and fear within ourselves that cause so much chaos in our lives and are the actual underlying roots of the societal chaos we experience.”  –yung pueblo
Artist Owners
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Jess
Clarke

Producer, Storyteller

Jess Clarke writes and performs stories that illuminate and entertain.

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Storyteller

Kelly Curry feeds the body and the soul with stories, green smoothies, and love.

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Preeti
Shekar

Producer

Preeti Shekar broadcasts on KPFA’s Apex Express and Women’s Magazine.

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Christine
Ferrer

Web Designer, Producer

Writer, dancer and designer, Christine Ferrer is truly a  movement artist.