The Source

Monday - Thursday from 3-4 p.m. on KSTX

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.

Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.

Support for The Source comes from contributors to the Community Engagement Fund, including The Gladys and Ralph Lazarus Foundation.

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Joaquín Castro at DNC
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After a punishing mid-term election Congressional Democrats are taking stock of what is and isn't possible this year.

San Antonio Congressman Joaquin Castro joined us in-studio to address the issues he felt passionately about and to describe the demeanor of the new Congress.

With a legislative branch increasingly vocal and active in the realm of foreign policy, the Congress Castro described is decidedly feisty.

Spencer Selvidge / Texas Tribune

  A new series from the Texas Tribune examines the lack of clean water on Texas' southern border. The five-part series entitled "Undrinkable" weaves a story of byzantine bureaucratics, misspent millions, and wasted opportunities. 

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Former U.S. Senator for Texas Kay Bailey Hutchison joined us on The Source to talk about her legacy of civility, her civic works and her writing. In her 20 years representing Texas in the U.S. Senate, Hutchison built a reputation has someone who could work across the aisle while delivering on her promise to Texans. 
 

San Antonio is known for its big inroads into solar power. Boasting 128 MW of commercial solar power currently online and the biggest solar project of any municipal power provider coming online--their 400 MW OCI solar collaboration--CPS Energy says and appeasr to be fully invested in solar power.

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Profiteering tech giants are mining your information and using it to sell you more stuff.

The government is watching your online activity and storing it for what use, we don't know. 

Bob Scheer thinks both are dangers to democracy. The journalist and founder of Truthdig.com says silencing dissent is one possible danger from the mass collection of all our data.

His new book "They Know Everything About You" wants readers, especially Millennials, to wake up to the fact that privacy is important and shouldn't be sacrificed for the ease of shopping online.

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