December 3, 2013 – Segment 4 – On Sound Bites, we discuss the Poultry Fair Share Act, which proposes that large agribusinesses such as Perdue and Tyson be charged a fee per head for chickens grown on the farms contracted with them, bees and pesticides, and fermentation.
December 3, 2013 – Segment 3 – We turn our attention to Iran, with Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council and author of A Single Roll of the Dice – Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran.
December 3, 2013 – Segment 2 – December 1st was the anniversary of the death of James Baldwin, and we begin the show with a remembrance of this important novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.
December 3, 2013 – Segment 1 – Marc shares some of what happened on this day in history, including the International Day of the Basque Language, the day the first issue of the North Star, an antislavery paper, was published, and the anniversary of African-American classical composer William Grant Still’s death.
July 22, 2013 – Segment 2 -We speak with Lawrence Brown, assistant professor of public health at Morgan State University, and political activist Jude Lombardi talking about gentrification and displacement in Baltimore.
July 18, 2013 – Hour 2 – Since 2002, when it was first established as a non-profit, the Baltimore Outreach Services homeless shelter has been more than just temporary housing for homeless women and children; it has been a place of hope. Those who seek out B.O.S. for its twenty-four hour emergency shelter services are soon provided with the resources needed to move beyond unemployment and homelessness.
May 20, 2013 – Segment 2 – The Baltimore City Council voted last week on a piece of legislation that would require businesses receiving contracts from the city to hire 51% of the new workers from Baltimore City, or face sanctions. The City law department has indicated that such a mandate would be unconstitutional.
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