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Radio Talk Show "Seeking Justice" with Mary Kendall Hope, Peace & Conflict Studies Professor at Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, USA. On the college's campus radio station WQFS 90.9 FM Greensboro, NC This radio talk show may be accessed on line from locations world wide. The show presents analysis of current political conflicts, current events, and social justice issues from the perspectives of both sides - with the objective of rising above bias to seek a better, more holistic understanding of current topics of conflict in our world.

Radio Talk Show "Seeking Justice" with Mary Kendall Hope, Peace & Conflict Studies Professor at Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, USA. On the college's campus radio station WQFS 90.9 FM Greensboro, NC This radio talk show may be accessed on line from locations world wide. The show presents analysis of current political conflicts, current events, and social justice issues from the perspectives of both sides - with the objective of rising above bias to seek a better, more holistic understanding of current topics of conflict in our world.

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United States

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Radio Talk Show "Seeking Justice" with Mary Kendall Hope, Peace & Conflict Studies Professor at Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, USA. On the college's campus radio station WQFS 90.9 FM Greensboro, NC This radio talk show may be accessed on line from locations world wide. The show presents analysis of current political conflicts, current events, and social justice issues from the perspectives of both sides - with the objective of rising above bias to seek a better, more holistic understanding of current topics of conflict in our world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Calm in a Time of Crisis

11/12/2020
As the election count continues and covid cases rise, the importance of calm steady resolve comes into focus for a country saturated with stress. Dr. Bill Lawrence, Election Official, Former Dean & Professor of Theology at Southern Methodist University, Dr. Marcus Cooke, Business Owner & Former Republican Candidate with Dr. Dixie Swanson, M.D. (Retired) and Broadcast Medical Journalist (NBC) discuss the specific steps Americans need to take right now during this confluence of crisis. From...

Duration:00:59:02

Elections Results NOW. Election Results LATER

11/5/2020
Analyzing The 2020 Presidential Election... the results were unknown (as of this recording)...the morning of November 5, 2020. We consider the short and long term effects of this election on: *Polling *The Electoral College *A Divided Populous *A Return to the Moderate Middle *The Unintended Impact of the Social Justice Movement & *American Democracy. Dr. Michael Munger, Professor of Political Science, Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy & Dr. Thom Little, Professor of...

Duration:00:58:46

Understanding A Biden Supporter. Considering the Left's Perspective

10/28/2020
The now famous words of President Bill Clinton "It's the economy stupid." (James Carville for Bill Clinton, 1992) came up in this discussion and remains just one of the topics broached and left begging for more consideration. Laurel Kilgore, Executive Director of the Democratic Party in Wake County, North Carolina with Greg Shepherd, Vice-Chair discuss the Democratic Party platform. They cover: Mr. Biden's age, Healthcare, Why truth and a common language is important, BLM, the pandemic,...

Duration:00:59:01

Understanding A Trump Supporter

10/22/2020
Healing the divide in this country requires each of us to listen, without negative judgment & heated debate. This is the first of two full shows dedicated to giving equal voice to both political parties. This week - Republicans. Next week - Democrats. Chair of the Republican Party in Orange County, N.C., Retired Colonel Waddy Davis & Dr. Laura Gutman, Physician (Duke University) & Republican Spokesperson discuss the most prominent current issues of the 2020 Election. Starting with their...

Duration:00:57:54

Preparing to VOTE. Preparing to COUNT in The 2020 Election

10/15/2020
Director Rachel Raper, Board of Elections in Orange County, North Carolina discusses voting in the 2020 Election. From Mail-In voting across the United States to the specific process in North Carolina, Rachel answers questions many citizens have expressed. We present clear visual displays to elevate as many concerns & questions as possible during our simultaneous zoom cast. Rachel details the early voting process including curbside voting, poll observers versus campaigners & election...

Duration:00:58:41

The Needs of the One Versus The Needs of the Many

10/7/2020
U.S. Ambassador Michael Cotter (retired) discusses the positive diagnosis of COVID-19 of Donald Trump comparing the focus on him alone versus the experiences of so many who have died. He further discusses the ramifications & potential consequences of the pandemic upon our national & international experiences with regard to vaccine distribution, economies here & abroad, potential conflicts, refugees, immigration and the perceptions of both U.S. Allies & U.S. Enemies of the President's...

Duration:00:58:47

Meanwhile...Global Warming Continues. The Catastrophes of 2020

10/1/2020
"Paint me a picture of an improved world...what do - homes, cars, energy and food look like?" Dr. Walter Robinson, Professor of Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at North Carolina State University & Frank Princiotta, EPA Director (retired) of Air Pollution & Prevention discuss why the earth is warming, the difference between climate change & drastic weather changes. Dr. Robinson presents how the changes in our earth's climate intersects with public health with very specific examples -...

Duration:00:58:36

What About US? What About The COUNTRY? An Economic Analysis of Both Perspectives

9/24/2020
Businesses are failing all around us...why isn't this making headlines? What about the American people? Do our [small economies] matter anymore? Dr. Connel "Connie" Fullenkamp, Director of Undergraduate Studies & Professor of Economics with Dr. William "Sandy" Darity, Professor of Public Policy at Duke University analyze the economic status in late September, 2020. The global pandemic - the social justice movement - and businesses large and small going bankrupt nationally and world wide......

Duration:01:00:24

Will Polls Predict The 2020 Election-Do Polling Trends Affect Votes

9/17/2020
Are polls only showing us the potential popular vote in 2020? How did journalists (during the Presidential Election of 2016) get it wrong? What do polls tell us about what will happen in the 2020 Presidential Election? Are any polls designed to tell us the electoral college outcome? Dr. Thom Little, Professor of Political Science at The State Legislative Leaders Foundation & Dr. Roy Schwartzman, Professor of Communications & Department Head at The University of North Carolina at...

Duration:00:59:58

Sport Teams STOP & Stand Together. Players SPEAK with Their Feet

9/10/2020
"We are experiencing a Pearl Harbor in the social justice movement.." Bucky Waters, Veteran Sports Broadcaster from ESPN, Madison Square Garden & NBC & Former NBA Coach for WVA & Duke University states. Jimmy Lewis, Former WNBA Coach & Coach at Multiple Colleges and Former Sports Commentator discuss the impact of sports teams across basketball (NBA & WNBA & baseball (MLB) boycott in late August, 2020 of their remaining respective seasons in support of the social justice movement. Although...

Duration:00:59:57

The Right to VOTE-A Positive Change or A Negative Change

9/3/2020
August 26, 2020 marked 100 years since women received the right to vote in the United States, beginning a cataclysmic cultural change in American society. "If Anti-Suffragist Women [against the right to vote] could walk & talk in today's world, what would they say to us?" Dr. John Paul Middlesworth (Director) Beverly Cordes (Advocate & Actress) and Annie Taft (Playwright & President of Odyssey Stage) discuss their recent virtual production of "An Anti-Suffragette...

Duration:01:00:02

The 2020 Republican National Convention

8/27/2020
Gary Weaver, Chair & Brenda Smith, Vice-Chair of the Republican Party in Pitt County, North Carolina discuss their impressions of The 2020 National Republican Convention. From the many changes that have taken place this year to the present work ahead, these leaders express their support for the work done in North Carolina to adapt to the virtual convention format. This county in North Carolina is surprisingly comprised of only an approximate 30% base identifying as Republican. They...

Duration:00:56:34

The 2020 Democratic National Convention

8/20/2020
There are 3 ways a person can vote this November: 1- Early Voting In person 2-Absentee/Vote by Mail and 3- In Person November 3rd. "No matter which way you decide, you should prepare to vote absentee then you can choose any option." Marilyn Carter, Chair & Phyllis Portie-Ascott, Vice-Chair of the Democratic Party in Orange County, North Carolina discuss The 2020 Democratic National Convention. From Republican guest speakers to the nomination of the nation's first woman of color, Senator...

Duration:00:57:36

Kids & COVID-19- A Pandemic OUTSIDE. Life Changes INSIDE

8/13/2020
What would you tell the movie character "E.T." if he came down to earth today about what humans have been going through these past months? Aaron (age 14, grade 8) and Shiloh (age 9, grade 4) talked about their experience of the COVID-19 Pandemic. From the changes experienced in the spring to the experiences they've had staying inside this summer, these two siblings describe the pandemic from their perspective. Social distancing, wearing masks, going back to school and their experience of...

Duration:01:00:09

The Back to School Dilemma 2020-Should They STAY or Should They GO

8/6/2020
Should students go back to school in person this fall, 2020? Is there a such thing as a "non racist"? Dr. Tracey Benson, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte states that we all exist on a racist continuum. He discusses his new book "Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race & Racism." Dr. Benson further clearly presents his professional opinion that no schools should return to the in person classroom...

Duration:00:58:19

Centuries of DISRESPECT What is Needed TO Respect

7/30/2020
When racism is the topic...most white people run from the conversation. How about when the topic turns to Natives? Dr. Damon Akins, Professor of History, Guilford College discusses the evolving conversations now gaining momentum around the country regarding the centuries of disrespect of indigenous peoples within the United States. From the changing of the Washington Football Team's mascot ...to building, product & icon names throughout America, our past centuries of disrespect are being...

Duration:01:00:10

What Statues Should REMAIN? The Pain Inside REMOVAL

7/22/2020
The painful legacy left by The Civil War is prominently displayed in the confederate statues being removed around The United States. Dr. Harry Watson, Professor of History, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill & Dr. Jim Crawford, Commissioner in Chatham County, North Carolina discuss the multiple layers of controversy and history embedded within Confederate statues. Dr. Watson presents detailed historical analysis and commentary about these statues as being part of our American...

Duration:00:59:33

The PUSH of Day to Day Living. The PULL of the Unknown

7/14/2020
Experiencing a little cabin fever? Listen to one of the most engaging Psychiatrists you'll ever hear talk about his own experience of cabin fever right now and our recommendations for ways to get through this pandemic. Dr. Allen O'Barr, Psychiatrist & Director of the UNC Chapel Hill Counseling Center discusses our collective experiences with cabin fever and mental health during our long quarantine. You will likely find his words informative, entertaining & comforting. We further...

Duration:00:59:14

Get SMART & Healthy Stay SMART & Alive

7/9/2020
Former NBC Medical Reporter from Houston, Texas, Dr. Dixie Swanson, M.D. (retired) discusses the best ways to get healthy and stay alive while we wait for a vaccine. We discussed Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health's S.M.A.R.T: Stay home when sick. Mask when out. Avoid large groups. Refresh indoor air. Ten feet is better than six. Dr. Swanson's presents her recommendations based on her many years of experience as a pediatrician and medical practitioner to the possible long term...

Duration:00:59:55

The Power of Research. The Experience of Women

7/2/2020
As we all await research trials for a world-wide vaccine for the SARS2/COVID-19 Pandemic, two prominent female physicians present their ground breaking study to elevate pain for women during sex. Dr. Andrea Nackley, Duke University School of Medicine & Dr. Erin Carey, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discuss the power of research and experience of women in this pandemic as well as with healthcare in general. Both detail their work in chronic pain relief and their current...

Duration:01:00:09