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Viewpoints Radio

Compass Media

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on Twitter & Instagram at ViewpointsRadio.

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on Twitter & Instagram at ViewpointsRadio.

Location:

Yankton, SD

Networks:

Compass Media

Description:

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on Twitter & Instagram at ViewpointsRadio.

Language:

English

Contact:

8472999500


Episodes

The Early History of the NBA

8/7/2022
The NBA was founded in 1946 in New York City. For many years, the organization was predominantly white. Today, more than 75 percent of its players are black. We speak with basketball expert and former NBA player and coach Ray Scott about the league’s early years and its efforts to evolve in a time when segregation and discrimination ran rampant. Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/the-early-history-of-the-nba/

Duration:00:09:46

The Styles That Persist Time & Fast-Fashion Trends

8/7/2022
There are some items of clothing that truly never go out of style. Whether it’s a pair of crisp blue jeans or a classic little black dress, these pieces persist time and seasonal trends. Fashion writer and author of The Ten, Lauren Cochrane joins us this week some of the most iconic clothes in fashion history and how these pieced shaped American style culture. Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/styles-that-persist-time-fast-fashion-trends/

Duration:00:09:06

Culture Crash: The Race to Stay Present for Social Media Sites

8/7/2022
With TikTok continuously adding new users, many platforms like Instagram and Facebook are fighting to stay current with new updates mimicking TikTok. But, what if some of us like these OG platforms the way they are? Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-race-to-stay-present-for-social-media-sites/

Duration:00:02:45

Supporting Refugee Resettlement

7/31/2022
There are more than 27 million refugees in the world. This population has lost their homes, their culture and their identities as a result of conflict, persecution, etc. We speak with two experts about the refugee experience and just how difficult it can be to start a new life somewhere else. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/supporting-refugee-resettlement/

Duration:00:09:26

An Untold Narrative of Africa & the Modern World

7/31/2022
Are you familiar with the African leader, Mansa Musa? Most people have never heard this name. However, he was an instrumental figure in early Europe’s expansion. This week – we highlight a lesser-known narrative about how Europe exploited African gold and labor in order to fuel its expansion. Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/mansa-musa-an-untold-narrative-africa-modern-world/

Duration:00:10:12

Culture Crash: This Year’s Summer Anthem

7/31/2022
This 1980’s hit by artist Kate Bush is making a resurgence thanks to a recent Stranger Things episode. Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-this-years-summer-anthem/

Duration:00:02:27

Left in the Dust: Forgotten Blue-Collar U.S. Cities & Towns

7/24/2022
Orick, California; Lawrence, Kansas; Detroit, Michigan. These are just a few of the towns and cities across the U.S. that have fallen off the map. Stanford University law professor and author Michelle Wilde Anderson joins us this week to explain why these areas have declined over time and how residents have suffered during this downturn. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/left-in-the-dust-forgotten-blue-collar-u-s-cities-towns/

Duration:00:10:36

Progress in Policing Initiatives Since George Floyd’s Death

7/24/2022
What’s changed in policing since May of 2020 when George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police? Two experts in law and police policy join us this week to share some current statistics on police violence in the U.S. and some of the updated policies that have taken hold over the last two years. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/progress-in-policing-initiatives-since-george-floyds-death/

Duration:00:09:34

Culture Crash: Our Favorite Sci-Fi Film Picks

7/24/2022
We highlight some of our favorite movies, new and old, in the sci-fi genre. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-favorite-sci-fi-films/

Duration:00:02:01

Reimagining Beach Tourism Culture

7/17/2022
Almost two-thirds of all Americans will be jetting away this summer. For some, this means traveling to a tropical paradise filled with relaxation. While the all-inclusive resort is an easy pick, it might be worth rethinking this choice. We cover the highly popular global beach tourism industry and the dark side of this foreign tourist-focused culture. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/reimagining-beach-tourism-culture/

Duration:00:10:55

Learning About Wine

7/17/2022
Finding the right wine can be extremely intimidating if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Strolling through the wine aisle, it can sometimes be easier to give up and choose a bottle based off whether you like the label or not. It’s true that wine is complex – after all it dates back to 6000 B.C. Expert sommelier Elizabeth Schneider joins Viewpoints this week to give us an introduction to all things wine. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/learning-about-wine/

Duration:00:10:31

Culture Crash: The World of Harry Potter

7/17/2022
Are you more of a Harry Potter book fan or film fan? We discuss this expansive wizarding world this week on Culture Crash. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-harry-potter-books-or-movies/

Duration:00:03:15

The Cost of More Frequent Weather-Related Disasters

7/10/2022
In 2021, climate disasters cost the U.S. more than 145 billion dollars and led to the deaths of 688 people. Each year, these extreme weather events weather events are growing to be more frequent as the climate shifts. We discuss the growing economic toll of these mass destruction events and what can be done to switch course. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/cost-of-more-weather-related-disasters/

Duration:00:11:42

The Gift Economy

7/10/2022
There’s more spots to find secondhand items apart from Goodwill or a local antique store. Next time you’re in the market for something specific, go online and search if your area has a Buy Nothing group. This week – we highlight the ‘buy nothing’ mentality and how the platform works. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/gift-economy/

Duration:00:10:16

Culture Crash: The Box Office Boom

7/10/2022
We explore some of our favorite films at the box office that have struck gold so far this summer. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-box-office-boom/

Duration:00:01:42

Gaining a Greater Understanding of the Military Experience

7/3/2022
here are close to two million Americans serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, according to 2021 data from the Department of Defense. The U.S. is considered to have the world’s strongest military, yet many Americans are disconnected from this subsect of American culture. We speak with two experts about why this is and how the gap can be bridged between civilians and those who serve. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/gaining-greater-understanding-of-military-experience/

Duration:00:10:02

A Parent’s Plight

7/3/2022
With the Child Tax Credit coming to an end, many U.S. parents are finding it hard to make ends meet with little help from the government – especially amid rising inflation. We speak with Dr. Dana Suskind about how this lack of support severely impacts children during critical development years. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/parents-plight/

Duration:00:11:13

Culture Crash: The Newest Offerings Out to Stream Now

7/3/2022
We explore some of the latest TV shows and movies now available on streaming platforms from Netflix to HBO Max. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-newest-offerings-out-to-stream-now/

Duration:00:02:38

Working In Childcare: The Heavy Cost of Raising Someone Else’s Kids

6/26/2022
There are more than 438,000 employees working in childcare, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As of May 2021, the media hourly wage in this sector is around $13/hour. With rising costs and many other open jobs, many are leaving their positions in childcare. We speak with two experts about the growing early childcare gap in the U.S. and why bettering the sector starts with valuing these workers more. Learn more at:...

Duration:00:12:06

Barely Surviving: Making A Living As A Garment Worker

6/26/2022
The average garment worker in Bangladesh is paid about $86/month. A livable wage in the country is around $200/month. Even in the U.S., it’s not much better. Most employees in U.S. garment factories work 60-70 hour per week and are paid $300/week, totaling $1,200/month, according to the Garment Worker Center. Longtime fashion writer and industry expert Dana Thomas joins us to help us understand the labor and environmental crisis plaguing the fashion industry. Learn more at:...

Duration:00:08:27