• New York City’s School Segregation Problem
    by Slate Magazine on March 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

    New York City’s top public high school has a diversity problem. How did the crown jewel of the city’s public education system come to look so unlike the public?Guest: Mara Gay, writer for the New York Times Editorial […]

  • The Mueller Report Report
    by Slate on March 26, 2019 at 1:07 am

    On The Gist, we should be willing to accept that the Barr letter and Mueller report won’t lead to any indictments. In the interview, David Priess, former CIA staffer and daily intelligence briefer for Robert Mueller, is here to talk […]

  • The New Zealand Massacre And The Global Resurgence Of Extremism
    by NPR on March 25, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    J.M. Berger studies the online activity of extremists. He warns that white nationalism is a growing phenomenon worldwide — with many in the movement drawing inspiration from President Trump. “When we do the social media analysis, it […]

  • Can Apple’s streaming service really think different?
    by Marketplace on March 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Apple already makes so many of the devices we use to stream TV and movies. Now the tech giant is trying to make some TV of its own. We kick off today’s show talking about what Apple brings to the streaming wars. Then: Some farmers are […]

  • Leyla McCalla can pull a few strings
    by KPCC 89.3 | Southern California Public Radio on March 25, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    The musician plays cello, guitar and banjo, and displays those talents on her album, “The Capitalist Blues”; Apple unveils its plans for streaming movies and TV content; playwright Sarah DeLappe’s “The Wolves” has its L.A. […]

  • The Mueller Report is In; What Does it Mean?
    by digitalmedia@pri.org (WNYC and PRI) on March 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    The Mueller Report is In; What Does it Mean? Attorney General William Barr released a letter to Congress detailing the Mueller Report’s key findings. Amy Walter on Congress’s Next Moves Amy Walter joins us to talk about the Democratic […]

  • About That Mueller Report
    by Slate Magazine on March 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

    What we know about the Mueller report. Spoiler: not a whole lot.Guest: Dahlia Lithwick, Slate’s legal correspondent and host of the Amicus podcast.  Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Anna Martin.This episode […]

  • Sunday, March 24, 2019
    by Radio.com on March 25, 2019 at 1:00 am

    Lesley Stahl investigates a cutting-edge cyber espionage tool called Pegasus — that governments acquire to fight crime and terror. Jon Wertheim reports on the state of legal sports gambling in America. Plus — does actor Samuel L. Jackson […]

  • Bonus: The Uncertain Hour season 3 premiere
    by Marketplace on March 23, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    Our documentary podcast The Uncertain Hour is going inside America’s drug war this season. We’re starting with the strange and little-known story of how, 30 years ago, George H.W. Bush came to hold up an baggie of crack in his first […]

  • Best Of: The Emotional Lives Of Primates / Playwright & Actor Heidi Schreck
    by NPR on March 23, 2019 at 12:31 am

    Primatologist Frans de Waal has spent 40 years studying the behavior and emotions of primates. He talks about how primates experience jealousy, reconciliation, and empathy — just like humans. “That’s a spectrum of behavior that we […]

  • The Real March Madness Upset
    by Slate on March 22, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    On The Gist, ISIS may be defeated, but the people who made up its forces aren’t gone.  In the interview, novelist John Lanchester is here to discuss his new novel The Wall, the symbolic and practical use of walls, and how […]

  • Remembering Poet W.S. Merwin / ‘King Of The Surf Guitar’ Dick Dale
    by NPR on March 22, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    W.S. Merwin, the former U.S. poet laureate, died March 15. He was a prolific writer as well as a conservationist and a conscientious objector during World War II. He spoke to ‘Fresh Air’ in 2008. Dick Dale, who was known as the “King of […]

  • The legacy of the war on drugs
    by Marketplace on March 22, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    We’re in the middle of one of the deadliest drug epidemics in history, with nearly 50,000 people dying from opioid overdoses in the United States in 2017. On this season of our podcast The Uncertain Hour, we look at how these kinds of […]

  • Kal Penn explains ‘This Giant Beast,’ aka the Global Economy
    by KPCC 89.3 | Southern California Public Radio on March 22, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    The actor hosts the latest from Adam McKay, who’s known for taking on serious subects, but adding a major dose of humor. […]

  • Politics with Amy Walter: The Democratic National Committee’s 2020 Transformation
    by digitalmedia@pri.org (WNYC and PRI) on March 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    After all the drama in 2016, the Democratic National Committee has reformed the nomination process. Today on Politics with Amy Walter from The Takeaway, a look at the new rules and what impact they could have both intended and […]

  • The Underground Hair Market
    by NPR on March 22, 2019 at 10:30 am

    Venezuela has been known for its oil wealth and also, for its obsession with beauty pageants. In the history of the Miss Universe pageant, Venezuela has won seven crowns, the second-highest number of crowns. However, as the growing […]

  • How Long Will It Take the Death Penalty To Die?
    by Slate Magazine on March 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

    California has a new moratorium on executions, despite the fact that voters upheld capital punishment twice in recent statewide elections. Could this mark the beginning of a lasting policy change? Guest: Jordan Steiker, director of the […]

  • The Past and Future Biden
    by Slate on March 22, 2019 at 12:34 am

    On The Gist, who paid for those two Chinese-born tech magnates to take photos with Trump?  In the interview, Vanderbilt professor Jonathan Metzl is here to discuss his new book Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment […]

  • Did Russia Influence The Brexit Movement?
    by NPR on March 21, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    ‘New Yorker’ journalist Ed Caesar discusses Arron Banks, the British businessman who funded the most extreme end of the pro-Brexit “Leave” campaign — possibly with help from Russia.Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Carsie Blanton’s new […]

  • Smart cars are getting smarter
    by Marketplace on March 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Volvo is planning to introduce tech that monitors the health and wakefulness of drivers. But do the benefits outweigh the privacy costs? Plus, China’s tight video game regulations and what you can expect this season on our podcast The […]

  • The ‘Blues’ According to Ruben Santiago-Hudson
    by KPCC 89.3 | Southern California Public Radio on March 21, 2019 at 4:29 pm

    The actor’s one-man show, “Lackawanna Blues,” captures the colorful world of the 1950s boardinghouse in upstate New York that was his childhood home. […]

  • No Tap or Toilet: Over One Million Americans Lack Access to Running Water
    by digitalmedia@pri.org (WNYC and PRI) on March 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    No Tap or Toilet: Over One Million Americans Lack Access to Running Water Most Americans take access to water for granted. Recovering From The Midwest Floods Last week, an intense winter storm swept the Midwest. The floods that […]

  • When Are We Going to Start Planning For Floods?
    by Slate Magazine on March 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

    This week, we’re following the enormous flooding in the Midwest. Climate change is magnifying the shortcomings of our river policies. We build in the flood plains, and we bracket our rivers with dams and reservoirs. But is it folly […]

  • Solving Maternal Mortality
    by Slate on March 21, 2019 at 1:17 am

    On The Gist, have you heard about the mob hit that took place a few weeks ago? In the interview, journalist Sarah Kliff joins us to discuss maternal mortality rates in the United States, what California has done to fix it, and what the […]

  • How Women Have Been ‘Profoundly’ Left Out Of The Constitution
    by NPR on March 20, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    As a teen, Heidi Schreck debated the Constitution in competitions. Later she realized it had failed to protect four generations of women in her family. “I believed it was perfect. I believed it was a tool of justice. I did not realize as a […]