Each week KCPW brings you an insightful and refreshing hour of analysis of the world around you. Sometimes, this is a special documentary produced in our studios, sometimes it’s a collaboration with our community partners and sometimes it’s a hand-picked piece, produced by an outside source. Regardless of the source, the piece is always thought provoking. These are presented on KCPW every Friday at 10 am and 8 pm.
The illicit wildlife trade is now worth up to 20 billion dollars a year. That’s double what it was just a few years ago — worth far more than the weapons trade and approaching the rate of human smuggling. This has attracted the attention of Al Shabaab, Boko Haram, the Lord’s Resistance Army, and other […]
In July, Reveal looks at people who get hurt at work and who’s responsible for protecting them: companies, governments and sometimes, the workers themselves. Includes Reveal’s collaborative investigation with FRONTLINE, Univision, the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and KQED into the sexual assault of women who clean our offices […]
In June, we explore energy production in the United States. From North Dakota to Oklahoma, Texas and Washington, we’ll look at how fracking has opened new realms of oil and gas production – and we’ll examine some of the complex consequences of so-called energy independence. This special airs on Friday June 19th at 10 AM […]
According to the Outdoor Industry Association, recreation generates over 120,000 jobs in Utah. It brings in $12 billion in consumer spending each year and nearly $1 billion additional in related taxes. 82% of Utahns participate in the outdoor recreation economy each year and that doesn’t include hunting or fishing. In this program, we look at […]
Women around the world are striving for full gender equality in how they speak, work, and pray. But feminism takes on new meaning when viewed through the lens of Islam. “I think that Islamic feminism is actually going to be the entry point for this whole renewal of Islamic discourse… So it will be up […]