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KQED Public Radio: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered 2016 Poverty and Income The U.S. Census Bureau released a trio of reports Tuesday on income, poverty and health insurance coverage. All three measures showed improvement. Real median household income increased by 3.2 percent in 2016 over the previous year, and now stands at just over $59,000. The official poverty rate fell for the second year in a row to 12.7 percent.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    City Arts & Lectures Steve Kerr In this encore broadcast a conversation with Steve Kerr, head coach of the Golden State Warriors. Kerr is a seven-time NBA Champion, winning five titles as a player, three with the Chicago Bulls and two with the San Antonio Spurs. As head coach of the Warriors, he has led the team to the 2015 and 2017 NBA Championships. Under Kerrs leadership, the Warriors have broken numerous records, including most regular season wins for a rookie coach in 2015 and most wins in an NBA season in 2016. (Recorded December 19, 2016)
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Rebuilding after Irma Hurricane Irma displaced hundreds of thousands of people in its wake.Many islands in the Caribbean were all but flattened. And in Florida, more than 180,000 ended up in shelters. Now, some of those people are returning home to assess the damage.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm

    Perspectives 6:43am, 8:43am & 11:29pm

  • 9:00 am
    Forum "Textbook Ethnic Cleansing" Occurring in Myanmar, U.N. Says In just over two weeks, more than 300,000 Rohingya refugees have fled from Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh, due to state violence against the Muslim minority group. The Myanmar military says the violence is only a response to attacks by a militant group associated with the Rohingya, and that innocent civilians haven't been targeted. But the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said this week that the situation looks like a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing." We'll bring you the latest on the situation in Myanmar and discuss the future of the Rohingya, a stateless group that has faced decades of abuse and discrimination.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Major Equifax Data Breach Prompts Demands for Investigation, Tighter Protection Rules Equifax, one of the country's main credit reporting companies, revealed last week that a data breach exposed up to 143 million Americans' social security numbers and other personal information. Lawmakers are now calling for stricter rules protecting consumer data and for a probe of Equifax, three of whose managers reportedly sold company stock in July. We'll discuss the scope and impact of the breach and what consumers should do to protect themselves.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Psychologist Jean Twenge on How the Smartphone Has Shaped a Generation San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge has been studying generational differences for decades. Her latest research focuses on what she calls iGen: the age group that has not known life without the internet. Born between 1995 and 2012, members of iGen have grown up inseparable from their smartphones and according to Twenge are "on the brink of the worst mental-health crisis in decades." Twenge joins Forum to discuss her new book: "iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy - and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood."
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Making Their Way Home Irma devastated parts of the chain of islands known as the Florida Keys. Residents are slowly making their way back section by section.
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Liquid Plastic A new study shows that microscopic plastic fibers are more prevalent in drinking water than anyone previously imagined with the US recording some of the highest numbers in water samples at 94 percent.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Evan Osnos A conversation about the risk of nuclear war with North Korea. Terry talks with the New Yorker's Evan Osnoswho spent 4 days in Pyongyang last month, where he says talk of nuclear war is everywhere, including on TV and billboards. Well talk about why this has become an especiallyrisky time, and the difficulties the leaders of the U. S. and North Korea have ininterpreting each others actions and words.
  • 2:00 pm
    World The Fight in Syria Americans fighting in Syria.They're not joining Islamic State.They've gone to fight against it.Why Americans leave behind comfortable lives to go to the front line in the war against ISIS.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Dolores The new documentary Dolores explores the life of labor activist Dolores Huerta. Huerta was co-founder of the United Farm Workers (UFW), and a giant in the labor movement, but many feel she doesnt get the recognition she deserves.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm

  • 6:30 pm
  • 7:00 pm
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Square CEO Jack Dorsey and The Verge's Senior Technology Editor Lauren Goode Square believes the economy is better when everyone has access. Its empowering the electrician to send invoices, setting up the food truck with delivery, helping the boutique pay employees, and giving the coffee chain capital for a fourth location. Square started in 2009 with a tiny, white card reader you could plug into your phone to accept credit card payments instantly. After a $3.4 billion IPO in 2015, the company is now a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. As Square grows, how could the company change the way we sell and buy things?Square CEO Jack Dorsey shares why and how he started the digital payments company, his approach to innovation in financial services, and his vision for the future of commerce.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    1A with Joshua Johnson Facts And Friction "There's no such thing, unfortunately, anymore as facts." -Donald Trump surrogate Scottie Nell Hughes on the Diane Rehm Show, November 30, 2016. Many, many people disagree. America, circa 2017, may be a land of fantastical thinking and "fake news" (whatever that is), but fact checking is big business.Whether with Truth-O-Meters or Pinocchios which the president says he doesn't like - news organizations have become ever-vigilant in monitoring for any sign of fire around political pants. Even Snopes, a website that once mostly dealt in debunking urban legends and bizarre Internet claims, is now a player in serious journalism. But how do they tell truth from fiction, and claims from opinions? And who fact-checks the fact checkers?
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