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Every week, KQED airs some of the best programs from independent radio producers and public radio networks around the world.

Recently on Radio Specials:

Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 1:00 PM Intelligence Squared U.S.

Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators? -- The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. Will elected Islamist majorities bring radicalization and sectarian violence to the region? Or will the spread of democratic values bring about a more liberalized Arab world? The Oxford-style debate program takes up these questions and more.

Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 2:00 AM BURN: An Energy Journal with Alex Chadwick

Election Special: The Power of One -- Part II -- Energy policy -- defining how we use energy to power our economy and our lives -- stands among the most pressing issues politicians will debate in the election run-up. The program features stories illustrating ways that the "power of one" -- whether one man or woman, one event, one idea or one election -- affects energy policy, with a focus on the science behind these energy issues.

Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 8:00 PM BURN: An Energy Journal with Alex Chadwick

Election Special: The Power of One -- Part II -- Energy policy -- defining how we use energy to power our economy and our lives -- stands among the most pressing issues politicians will debate in the election run-up. The program features stories illustrating ways that the "power of one" -- whether one man or woman, one event, one idea or one election -- affects energy policy, with a focus on the science behind these energy issues.

Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 2:00 AM BURN: An Energy Journal

Election Special: The Power of One -- Part I -- Energy policy -- defining how we use energy to power our economy and our lives -- stands among the most pressing issues politicians will debate in the election run-up. The program features stories illustrating ways that the "power of one" -- whether one man or woman, one event, one idea or one election -- affects energy policy, with a focus on the science behind these energy issues. Guided by host Alex Chadwick, the show explores offshore drilling in the Arctic, follows a ballot initiative in Michigan which could set a new lead in renewable energy standards, and hears the story of the now-defunct White House Office on Energy and Climate.

Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 8:00 PM BURN: An Energy Journal

Election Special: The Power of One -- Part I -- Energy policy -- defining how we use energy to power our economy and our lives -- stands among the most pressing issues politicians will debate in the election run-up. The program features stories illustrating ways that the "power of one" -- whether one man or woman, one event, one idea or one election -- affects energy policy, with a focus on the science behind these energy issues. Guided by host Alex Chadwick, the show explores offshore drilling in the Arctic, follows a ballot initiative in Michigan which could set a new lead in renewable energy standards, and hears the story of the now-defunct White House Office on Energy and Climate.

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