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THE AFTERMATH by Philip Bump is an assessment of how the baby boom created modern America, and where power, wealth, and politics will shift as the boom ends. He questions... How much longer than we'd expected will Boomers control wealth? Will millennials get shortchanged for jobs and capital as Gen Z rises? What kind of pressure will Boomers exert …
 
All matter—everything around us and within us—has an ultimate birthday: the day the universe was born. This informative, eye-opening, and eminently enjoyable book is the story of our atoms’ long strange journey from the Big Bang to the creation of stars, through the assembly of Planet Earth, and the formation of life as we know it. It’s also the st…
 
In We Are Not One, historian Eric Alterman traces this debate from Isreal's nineteenth-century origins. Following it's 1948–1949 War of Independence (called the “nakba” or “catastrophe” by Palestinians), few Americans, including few Jews, paid much attention to Israel or the challenges it faced at this time.According to Alterman, following the 1967…
 
Chemist, artist and industrial hygienist Monona Rossol is the founder of Arts, Crafts and Theater Safety, Inc. A not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing health and safety services to the arts. She is also the Health and Safety Director for the Local 829 union of the United Scenic Artists International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employee…
 
Illinois is eliminating cash bail for those arrested for a crime. Does this amount to a get-out-of-jail free card for criminals? Attorney Lance Lorusso joins Ernie and Monty to discuss... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Από τον Cumulus Media Dallas
 
A Texas state representative says it's time for the STAAR test to go away. Should students be tested to check their knowledge? Should teachers and schools be evaluated based on test results? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Από τον Cumulus Media Dallas
 
Food has power to nourish your mind, supporting emotional wellness through both nutrients and pleasure. In her latest book, journalist Mary Beth Albright draws on cutting-edge research to explain the food/mood connection. She redefines “emotional eating” based on the science, revealing how eating triggers biological responses that affect humans’ em…
 
In Akron, Ohio, if a student strikes a teacher, it's now "contact" instead of assault. Why? Because "assault" results in expulsion, and we don't want to exclude anyone from the "educational process"! Is this only the beginning of the school discipline wars? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Members of the military were fired for refusing the COVID vaccine. Now they may be forced to pay back their recruiting bonuses! Is that fair? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Από τον Cumulus Media Dallas
 
Adapted from Sandra Schulberg’s monograph, Filmmakers for the Prosecution retraces the hunt for film evidence that could convict the Nazis at the Nuremberg Trial. The searchers were two sons of Hollywood – brothers Budd and Stuart Schulberg – serving under the command of OSS film chief John Ford.The motion pictures they presented in the courtroom b…
 
FENTANYL HOLDS AMERICA IN ITS GRIP AS OVERDOSE DEATHS SOAR Synthetic opioids like fentanyl claim more than 150 lives every day in the United States, according to the CDC. And the DEA reports that a recent study of fake prescription drugs revealed that 6 out of 10 pills analyzed contained potentially lethal amounts of fentanyl. Dr. Paul Christo, Ass…
 
RUSSIAN HACKERS TARGETED U.S. NUCLEAR SCIENTISTS A Russian hacking team known as Cold River targeted three nuclear research laboratories in the United States this past summer, according to internet records reviewed by Reuters and five cyber security experts. Between August and September, as President Vladimir Putin indicated Russia would be willing…
 
THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SAYS IT DEVELOPED A PORTABLE GUNSHOT DETECTION SYSTEM However, critics suggest systems such as SDS Outdoor aren't effective enough and may violate people's privacy. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says its Science and Technology Directorate division has created a portable gunshot detection system with t…
 
An Australian biologist delves into the extraordinary world of koalas, from their ancient ancestors to the current threats to their survival.Koalas regularly appeared in Australian biologist Danielle Clode’s backyard, but it was only when a bushfire threatened that she truly paid them attention. She soon realized how much she had to learn about the…
 
In March of 2010, on the first day of spring break in Colorado, we were faced with the unfathomable—our oldest daughter, Taylor, struck a tree while skiing, and the doctors told us there was no hope of her surviving the accident. While sitting in the hospital, we were asked a question we never thought to prepare for, “Your daughter is a beautiful c…
 
Actor Alec Baldwin will be charged with involuntary manslaughter over the shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was killed on a film set when he fired a prop gun. Mr Baldwin had been rehearsing a scene for the Western film Rust when the shooting happened at a ranch near Sante Fe, New Mexico in October 2021. Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the fil…
 
The idea of a “fair tax” that would replace our current IRS code with a single sales tax was popularized on conservative talk radio in the late 1990s. It has kicked around Washington ever since, popping up in the occasional presidential platform, but never received a vote. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
WEEKLY LEGAL Attorney MICHAEL GOTTLIEB takes a look at some of the legal stories making headlines in this weekly segment: TOPIC 1- GRAND JURY WILL DECIDE FATE OF 'HERO' CUSTOMER WHO SHOT AND KILLED ROBBER AT TAQUERIA, HPD SAYS A grand jury will decide whether an armed taqueria customer, who shot and killed a robber last week in southwest Houston an…
 
You've shown such an outpouring of support for Hal Jay, who's in the hospital waiting for a heart transplant. Many of you have questions about heart transplants, so Ernie and Monty have cardiologist Dr. Fahmi Farah on to give you the answers. If you would like to leave a message for Hal, click here: https://www.wbap.com/2023/01/16/wbap-morning-news…
 
Ernie and Monty give an update on Hal Jay. Southwest Airlines CEO describes the moment he knew a "reset" was needed for the company. And the former Director of National Intelligence sounds the alarm...over UFOs! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Από τον Cumulus Media Dallas
 
Dallas beat the Tom Brady-led Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-14 in the NFC Wild Card round, the Cowboys' first playoff road win since 1992! Dak, Zeke, Tony, CeeDee, Micah, and the Boys were a machine. Everyone, that is, except kicker Brett Maher, who got the yips and missed 4 of 5 extra point attempts. Can he fix it in time for the Cowboys' next playoff g…
 
As we honor the life and significant achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this day, we can only wonder what he would have made of the incredible political turmoil our country is currently experiencing. Join us when award winning journalist - specialized on the economy and politics, Bob Hennelly examines the current state of our government,…
 
WHAT IS DAMP JANUARY AND HOW DOES IT DIFFER FROM DRY JANUARY? As the end of the indulgent holiday season draws near once more, some have already begun setting resolutions for a healthier new year. For many, this means participating in Dry January, an annual initiative that encourages individuals to give up alcohol for all 31 days in January. The he…
 
WHITE HOUSE TURNS TALK OF MEDICARE, SOCIAL SECURITY CUTS AGAINST GOP The White House is turning the tables on House Republican lawmakers when it comes to conservative-led spending proposals that Democrats warn could mean cuts to crucial programs like Medicare and Social Security. The Biden administration is already building on a strategy it deploye…
 
(1/10/23) In American Midnight, award-winning historian Adam Hochschild brings alive the horrifying yet inspiring four years following the U.S. entry into the First World War, spotlighting forgotten repression while celebrating an unforgettable set of Americans who strove to fix their fractured country—and showing how their struggles still guide us…
 
In South to Freedom, prize-winning historian Alice L. Baumgartner tells the story of why Mexico abolished slavery and how its increasingly radical antislavery policies fueled the sectional crisis in the United States. Southerners hoped that annexing Texas and invading Mexico in the 1840s would stop runaways and secure slavery’s future. Instead, the…
 
(1-6-2022) Professor of Zoology at the University of Manchester and author of a number of history and history of science books examines As Gods, which traces the history of genetic engineering, showing that technology is far too important to be left to the scientists.They have the power to change life itself, but should they be trusted? Four times …
 
The Invisible Extinction, a documentary about the human microbiome opens on January 6, 2023, in New York at the IFC Center and in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Monica Film Center.The Invisible Extinction, co-directed by Steven Lawrence, spotlights the work and of renowned scientists Martin Blaser and his partner in the lab and in life, Gloria Domingue…
 
In Freedom’s Dominion, historian Jefferson Cowie traces the American freedom which is typically associated with the fight of the oppressed for a better world. But for centuries, whenever the federal government intervened on behalf of nonwhite people, many white Americans fought back in the name of freedom—their freedom to dominate others. Join us w…
 
(12-26-2022) In 2012, the Innocence Project began searching for prisoners convicted by junk science, and three men, each convicted of capital murder, became M. Chris Fabricant's clients. Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice Systemchronicles the fights to overturn their wrongful convictions and to end the use of the "science" that destroye…
 
Media Benjamin, an advocate for social justice for 50 years skillfully wove together the historical record and current analysis, War In Ukraine looks at the events leading up to the conflict, surveys the different parties involved, and weighs the risks of escalation and opportunities for peace.Join us when Medea Benjamin provides an understanding o…
 
Join us when Kerri Greenidge a Mellon Assistant Professor in the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora at Tufts University shares a stunning counternarrative of the legendary abolitionist Grimke sisters that finally reclaims the forgotten Black members of their family. A landmark biography of the most important multiracial Americ…
 
In War by Other Means Daniel Akst takes readers into the wild, heady, and uncertain times of America on the brink of a world war, following four fascinating resisters -- four figures who would subsequently become famous political thinkers and activists -- and their daring exploits: David Dellinger, Dorothy Day, Dwight MacDonald, and Bayard Rustin. …
 
Religion scholar and former insider Bradley Onishi maps the origins of White Christian nationalism and traces its offshoots in Preparing for War. The insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, was not a blip or an aberration. It was the logical outcome of years of a White evangelical subculture's preparation for war. Join us on this install…
 
(12-15-2022) Slow Cooked: An Unexpected Life in Food Politics, charts Marion Nestle astonishing rise from bench scientist to the pinnacles of academia, how she overcame the barriers and biases women of her generation faced, and how she found her life’s purpose after age fifty. Slow Cooked tells her personal story—one that is deeply relevant to ever…
 
Kathryn and Ross Petras are a brother and sister writing team. authors of many word-oriented books like New York Times bestseller You’re Saying It Wrong. Or their newest book, A History of the World Through Body Parts: The Stories Behind the Organs, Appendages, Digits, and the Like Attached to (or Detached from) Famous Bodies.The duo has wrtten a m…
 
(12-12-22)Labeled an investigative journalism classic Raw Deal: Hidden Corruption, Corporate Greed, and the Fight for the Future of Meat offers a shocking exposé of the United States meat industry, the devastating failures of the country’s food system, and the growing disappointment of alternative meat producers claiming to revolutionize the future…
 
(12-9-22)Partisan warfare and gridlock in Washington threaten to squander America’s opportunity to show the world that democracy can solve serious economic problems and ensure widely shared prosperity. Instead of working together to meet the challenges ahead—an aging work force, exploding inequality, climate change, rising debt—our elected leaders …
 
Emily Flitter delivers an explosive and deeply reported look at the systemic racism inside the American financial services industry. In 2018, Emily Flitter received a tip that Morgan Stanley had fired a Black employee without cause, that one tip lit the spark plug for a three-year journey through the shocking yet normalized corruption in our financ…
 
In the years before the First World War, a collection of writers and artists began to make a name for themselves in England and America for their irreverent spirit and provocative works of literature, art, and criticism. They called themselves the Bloomsbury Group and by the 1920s, they were at the height of their influence.Then a new generation st…
 
Join us when regular contributor Pete Muroski of Native Landscapes in Pawling, New York examines the type of weather we'll have this winter and identifies signs or signals nature is showing us. Pete covers an array ot topics and has encyclopedic knowledge of how to preserve your surrounding ecosystem. But as any New Yorker knows, not all of us have…
 
You have a fever. It could be a lot of things. Is it the flu? Or COVID? Some of the newer strains of COVID will result in fever and other flu-like symptoms. How can you tell? Dr. Benjamin Neuman, Professor of Biology and Chief Virologist of the Global Health Research Complex at Texas A&M University, joins Hal and Ernie to shed some light... See omn…
 
After losing a heartbreaker to Kansas State in the Big XII Championship game in overtime, TCU was selected as the #3 seed in the College Football Playoff and will play Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl. TCU color analyst John Denton joins Ernie, Hal, and the gang to talk about the Frogs' amazing season!...(Photo Courtesy of WFAA) See omnystudio.com/liste…
 
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