While widely regarded for its scientific and technological advances, the U.S.
health care system ranks 37th in the world, giving us the poorest health
among all rich nations, even though we are number one in health care
spending. Even with ObamaCare, 28 million Americans...
I went out on my bike today, for the first time in a month or so. I needed
to move--I have been a bit sluggish lately and it's affecting my health.
I needed that movement and fresh air, and I was rewarded with a beautiful
sight of glistening sleet falling in a sun shaft,...
Portland area residents are currently faced with a slew of development- and
gentrification-related policies, but the relationships and dynamics behind
the policies are often difficult to see. From government incentives for
re-development to international companies spe...
Joe Clement hosts this Presidents Day episode and we hear:
Bill Resnick and Mark Weisbrot talk about the coup in Venezuela
Joe and Frann Michel review the Broadway musical "Hamilton"
Jan Haaken talks with Mara Zusman about race and families
For the whole show, use the ...
Joe Clement and Frann Michel review the 2015 Broadway musical, Hamilton. One
of the most popular cultural phenomena of the last few years, they
interrogate its universal praise. They consider the problems with its Great
Man of history take on American history, how Hamilton'...
Bill Resnick talks with Mark Weisbrot about what western media is getting
wrong about the coup in Venezuela. They consider what the billionaires are
afraid of in Venezuela's example, the massive support the current government
has, and what we can do to support the people.
Join Host Dale Holiday as she shares elements of the futuristic world where
“everyone is equal” as portrayed in Kurt Vonnegut’s short story,
“Harrison Bergeron”. She examines this fictional society and suggests
that the same dynamics create the group think mentality in tod...