Podcast 04.20.15: Social Mobility & "The Turner...04/20/15
Listen to a conversation about social mobility with Richard Reeves of The Brookings Institute. Plus, Angela Flournoy talks about her debut novel “The Turner House” and the Midwest Literary Walk.
Podcast 4.17.15: Volunteer Deputies, WSU President Wilson,...
Should volunteers be policing in communities, WSU President Wilson discusses bike event, Sam White talks about 2nd season of Shakespeare in Detroit
Podcast 4.16.15: Eastpointe Mayor Suxanne Pixley, Kevin...
Listen to a conversation with the mayor of Eastpointe. Plus, a discussion with a Detroit Science Fiction author about the role of African Americans in SciFi and we learn about Lincoln’s assassin’s assassin.
Listen to a conversation with Governor Snyder about Michigan’s roads and Proposal 1. Plus, a discussion about the link between the high number of low-income households and the sex industry and we hear about the future of work from Jacob Morgan.
Podcast 04.14.15: World 101, Manners & The Merry Widow
Listen to a conversation with Saeed Khan about ISIS’s western recruitment. Plus, Amy Alkon talks about manners in the modern world and a member of the cast of The Merry Widow comes into the studio.
Podcast 04.13.15: Red Wings, Stephen M. Ross & Sybarite5
Listen to a conversation about the Red Wings and their playoff chances. Plus, a conversation with Detroit native and billionaire philanthropist Stephen M. Ross and we hear from Sybarite5, a string group playing at this Wednesday’s Mix at the Max.
Podcast 04.10.15: Congressman Kildee, Sixto Rodriguez and...
Stephen speaks with Congressman Dan Kildee and Detroit-based musician Sixto Rodriguez. Plus, WDET's Alex Trajano speaks with Dr. Morton Lauridsen.
Podcast 04.09.15: Prince, Eddie The Poet & Oak Park's Mayor
Listen to a conversation about Prince’s return to the Motor City. Plus, a discussion about Oak Park with the city’s Mayor and one of Inside Out Literary Arts Project’s young poets stops into the studio.
Podcast 04.08.15: Wayne County Executive, Red Wings Arena...
Listen to a conversation with Wayne County Executive Warren Evans about his plans to help Wayne County avoid emergency management and bankruptcy. Plus, Bill Shea talks about the new snag in the construction of the Red Wings new arena and a discussion...
Podcast 04.07.15: Debbie Dingell, Coal & School Debt Relief
Listen to a conversation about Debbie Dingell’s first 100 days in congress and what it has been like taking over her husband’s seat. Plus, discussion about the new report on coal from Detroiters Working For Environmental Justice and Chad Livengood...
Podcast 04.06.15: Scott Benson, Milwaukee Junction,...
Listen to a conversation about forgiveness and redemption with a Detroit City Councilman who made a horrible mistake. Plus, a discussion about an up and coming neighborhood in Detroit and Michel Martin drops in to talk about her Motor City Drive event.
Podcast 04.03.15 Final Four; Religious Freedom v...
Listen to a conversation about the NCAA Final Four, proposed laws that uphold religious freedom but allow for discrimination and community organizations get Kresge cash
Podcast 04.02.15 Stabenow's HOPE Act, Iran & Old Rockers
Listen to a conversation about Senator Stabenow’s new HOPE for Alzheimer’s act. Plus, a discussion about the Iran nuclear negotiations and when, or if, musicians get too old to tour.
Podcast 04.01.15 Poverty And Education & 7.2 Square Miles
Listen to a conversation about the effect poverty is having on education. Plus, there is a new report about the 7.2 sq miles of Greater Downtown.
Podcast 03.31.15 Coalition for the Future of Detroit...
Listen to a conversation about the recommendations for Detroit Public schools from the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren. Plus, Stephen talks to Shawn Wilson about Ford’s STEAM Hack-a-Thon for middle schoolers.
Podcast 03:30:15 Inkster Video Reaction & New UM Dean Of...
Listen to a conversation about the recent video from Inkster of police officers assaulting a citizen. Plus, the new Dean of Music at University of Michigan Aaron Dworkin talks to Stephen about his appointment.
Podcast 03.27.15: Prop 1, March Madness & State House Ties...
An independent research group analyzes the details of Prop 1--the road funding measure that will be put to Michigan voters in May, a look at March Madness and the latest move by the Republican majority in Lansing to tie behavior to welfare recipient's...
Podcast 03.26.2015 Young Black Men, Detroit By The Numbers...
Listen to a conversation about the issues facing our nation’s young, black males. Plus a deeper dive into the numbers behind poverty in Detroit and WDET’s Jerome Vaughn talks to Tavis Smiley.
Podcast 03.25.15 Downtown Security & Shrinking The...
Listen to a conversation about private security in Downtown Detroit and how the State House is working to shrink the criminal code.
Podcast 03.24.15 DPS Emergency Manager & World 101: Yemen
Listen to a conversation with DPS’ new Emergency Manager Darnell Earley about the future of Detroit public schools and then a new entry in the World 101 series about Yemen.
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