My Podcast Blog

Wednesday’s podcast is an interview with author Libby Copeland, an award winning journalist. In her latest book she  takes us on a journey filled with twists and turns through America’s latest past time - online DNA testing.  R…

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Today's blogpost is a preview of my interview with Professor Mark Rank, co-author of  " Poorly Understood: What America gets wrong about poverty."   Mark Rank is a social scientist and the Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare at W…

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In today's podcast I interviewed a couple who are relocating their family to North Carolina from San Francisco. It has been a tough decision for these two transplants to make. While family considerations are a major part of their concerns, so m…

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A currency is a system of money used in a particular country and regulated by its' government. The economy and the management of its currency is one of the main political objectives of political parties as they seek to be elected. Control of its cur…

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In today's podcast, Martin Kuz, the West Coast correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, shared his impressions of Minneapolis, the George Floyd killing and calls for police reform in the city of Minneapolis. As a native Minnesotan and 25 yea…

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Frida Kahlo was born in 1907 in Coyacan, outside Mexico City. Throughout her life, she endured much physical pain due to a bout of polio and later on, an accident on a bus. She married renowned artist and muralist Diego Rivera in 1929.  But in …

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Christo’s 24.5 mile Running Fence art installation across Sonoma County, dramatically dives into the Pacific Ocean near Bodega Bay. Bodega Bay was made famous by Alfred Hitchcock in the 1963 thriller/horror movie, The Birds. And Christo outdi…

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March 27, 2021

Hate

Two podcasts in the space of one week dealing with hate was more than I bargained for. The interview with Kristine Hoover, the Director of Gonzaga University's Institute of Hate Studies was planned some time ago. I had wanted to interview her about…

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March 20, 2021

Newsom Recall Poster Art

2,117,000 recall petition signatures were turned in on March 17 the deadline. 1.5 million valid signatures are required to qualify the recall for the ballot.  An outside vendor validated the signatures at a 83% rate, or almost 1.7million valid …

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