This week, Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison. President Trump threatened to shut down the government over border wall funding. Senate members voted to end U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. And British Prime Minister Theresa May survived an attempted ouster by her own party. Want to support 1A? .
A Double Standard For Discipline? Why Students Weren't Punished After A Nazi Salute
The city of Baraboo, Wisconsin made headlines after a photo went viral of high schoolers in front of the local courthouse giving a Nazi salute. A few weeks later, an anti-Semitic video and fliers surfaced. What responsibilities do high schools have to punish hate speech? And when should students be old enough to know better? Want to support 1A? .
Rhetoric And Reaction: The Trade War In Northern Minnesota
A NAFTA replacement. Brexit. Tariffs. A trade war. China. Many of us are insulated from the direct impact of trade disruptions, so it's easy to lose sight of what's at stake. Today, we look at global trade through local eyes. Hear from miners in Northern Minnesota about what it feels like to live in a single-industry town, and how trade decisions in Washington are affecting them. Want to support 1A? .
Miracle On Your Street: How The Post Office Handles Holidays
This week, the U.S. Postal Service will deliver nearly 200 million packages. It's an essential service — with some major challenges. Is today's post office sustainable? Would you miss it if it shrank or went away? And if it is worth saving, how should we save it? Want to support 1A? .
Do Get Your Hopes Up...Rocking Out With Hope Punk
The world can seem like a dark, scary place these days. But a new genre called Hope Punk reminds us to dream of a better tomorrow and fight for it. How can we have hope in times of trouble? We discuss with makers of the art form that might make it possible. Want to support 1A? .