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Public Affairs and News from around the world.

WEFT broadcasts a range of Public Affairs, Commentary and News programs produced elsewhere in the world. Below you will find a list of those programs. Click on a title and you will be taken to the originating organization's web page.


Alternative Radio - Sunday 3:00 to 4:00 pm

Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the US, Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media. Our program is carried by over 175 radio stations and heard by millions of listeners. Our headquarters are located in Boulder, Colorado. AR consists of David, Joe and Gavin and a few volunteers working in a 400 sq ft office in Boulder where we do all our production and order fulfillment. David, in addition to his other duties, sends out the mail himself and he always tries to include a personal thank you. Hosted by David Barsamian.

Between The Lines - Friday 5:00 to 5:30 pm

Timely, In-Depth Progressive Analysis Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour news magazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Squeaky Wheel Productions is our 501(c)(3) nonprofit production company and distributor.

Because Between The Lines is independent of all publications, media networks or political parties, we are able to bring a diversity of voices to the airwaves. This award-winning program provides a platform for individuals and organizations generally ignored or marginalized in corporate media.

Each week, Between The Lines features: A five-minute summary of some of the week's under-reported news stories gathered from the alternative press and other sources. Three in-depth interview segments focusing on significant international, national and regional issues.

CounterSpin - Wednesday 5:30 to 6:00 pm

CounterSpin is a weekly program produced by Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR). CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more. WEFT 90.1FM is one of over 100 non-commercial radio stations around the country broadcasting CounterSpin.

Democracy Now! - M-F 4:00 to 5:00 pm

Tune in every weekday afternoon to this award-winning public affairs program hosted by Pacifica journalist Amy Goodman of WBAI-FM, NYC. The program covers national and international news, issues, and commentary. For more information, in-depth current event analysis, audio recordings of the show, and much more visit Democracy Now!

Deutsche Welle News - M-F 6, 7, 8 am and 3:00 pm

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster. DW is known for its in-depth, reliable news and information and promotes the exchange of ideas and greater understanding between the world’s cultures and people. We reach out especially to international decision makers and opinion leaders. In authoritarian states, this applies to those who actively stand up for democracy, human rights and civil society.

Latin Waves - Wednesday 5:00 to 5:30 pm

Latin Waves is celebrating its 10th year on the air, we bring our listeners in-depth coverage of issues with a focus on the history of an issue and what that history means for us today and most importantly what we can do to move society forward in a healthy way. In short our show is focused on building community across borders, positive social change has only come through communities of interest working together.

Rootstock Radio - Monday 5:30 to 6:00 pm

Follow hosts Theresa Marquez and Anne O'Connor as they expose the realities of our broken food system and explore solutions put forward by our country's brightest change makers. Rootstock Radio is a 29 minute weekly radio show available for broadcast or as a podcast. The series is produced by Charles Knower.

Sea Change Radio - Tuesday 5:00 to 5:30 pm

Sea Change Radio, the primary project of Sea Change Media, is a weekly show covering the shifts to social, environmental, and economic sustainability. Sea Change Radio is nationally syndicated and podcast globally. Launched in January 2009, the show evolved from Corporate Watchdog Radio, founded by Bill Baue and Sanford Lewis in 2005. Francesca Rheannon joined the CWR team in 2007 as Lewis phased out. Alex Wise took over as Host and Executive Producer in May of 2010.

Sprouts: Radio From the Grassroots - Friday 5:30 to 6:00 pm

Sprouts: Radio From the Grassroots is a 29-minute weekly program coordinated out of the Pacifica Affiliates office, dedicated to showcasing radio content produced at community radio stations and independent production groups. Sprouts celebrates grassroots voices and is renowned for bringing diverse topics to national and international audiences. It is an open door for grassroots radio producers who wish to easily get widespread attention for a particular production, story, or issue.

This Way Out - Thursday 5:30 to 6:00 pm

"This Way Out" is the award-winning internationally distributed weekly LGBT radio program, currently airing on over 200 local community radio stations around the world. The half-hour "magazine"-style program is produced in Los Angeles. "This Way Out" leads off each week with "NewsWrap", a summary of some of the major news events in or affecting sexual minority communities, compiled from a variety of media outlets around the world. This Way Out" is also punctuated with a wide variety of music, especially self-produced recordings by openly lesbian/gay performers (which rarely receive commercial radio airplay).

Time of Useful Consciousness - Thursday 5:00 to 5:30 pm

Global trade and great ideas of local resistance and globalization. Hosted by Maria Gilardin.

WINGS - Women's International News Gathering Service - Tuesday 5:30 to 6:00 pm

WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is an all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world. WINGS programs are used by non-commercial radio stations, women's studies, and individuals. Programs can be heard on local radio stations, on shortwave, on the internet, and on cassettes. The WINGS Mailing List provides updates on stories and new information about women's media.


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