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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

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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

Forever Fashion: The History Of Timeless Trends

8/1/2021
There are some items of clothing that truly never go out of style. Whether it’s a pair of jeans or a classic black dress, these pieces transform with the vibe and trends of each decade. Fashion writer and author of The Ten Lauren Cochrane joins us this week to highlight some of the most iconic clothes in fashion history.

Duration:00:11:28

The Items That Symbolize The COVID-19 Pandemic

8/1/2021
Wondering what to do with the dozens of face masks and all of those unused yeast packets? Us too. There are several items that Americans sought after during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic that help to showcase what this period in time was like. Once the pandemic is fully over, how will we look back and remember this time? How are museum curators and everyday people remembering this important part of history? This week on Viewpoints.

Duration:00:14:12

Culture Crash: Pig – Starring Nicholas Cage

8/1/2021
We had mixed feelings heading to see the new film, Pig, featuring actor Nicholas Cage. Listen to why this feature film ended up blowing our expectations out of the water.

Duration:00:02:07

The Entrepreneur Inside The Musician

7/25/2021
There’s much more to being a professional musician than the practice and performance aspect of the career. For independent artists, there’s an entire side of entrepreneurship to handle, including money management, marketing, networking and more. Debra Silvert, the flutist of the orchestral ensemble, Duo Sequenza, highlights the challenges and rewards of carving out a career in the competitive classical music space.

Duration:00:10:40

Publishing 101: Behind Every Writer Is A Great Editor

7/25/2021
Millions of Americans put off going to a doctor or hospital because they’re afraid of the high cost of care. Depending on your insurance, one MRI scan can cost upwards of a thousand dollars. One trip to the emergency room can mean thousands of dollars in charges that people can’t afford to pay. So, what’s driving these sky-high prices? How can people negotiate down these hefty bills?

Duration:00:12:19

Culture Crash: The Apple TV Sports Comedy, “Ted Lasso”

7/25/2021
Funny man Jason Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso in Apple’s TV’s new series. The show follows Lasso, a small-time coach, as he moves to England to lead a professional soccer team despite having little knowledge of the sport.

Duration:00:02:47

The Dated Tradition of Daylight Saving Time

7/18/2021
Each year, as the flowers bloom and the days turn warmer, we spring forward and adjust our clocks one hour forward. The routine of ‘springing forward’ can feel like a nuisance and for some, it can severely throw off their internal body clocks for days or weeks on end. Why do we still practice daylight saving time today? Dr. Beth Malow, a neurologist and sleep expert, joins us this week on Viewpoints.

Duration:00:10:52

Negotiating The High Cost Of Healthcare

7/18/2021
Millions of Americans put off going to a doctor or hospital because they’re afraid of the high cost of care. Depending on your insurance, one MRI scan can cost upwards of a thousand dollars. One trip to the emergency room can mean thousands of dollars in charges that people can’t afford to pay. So, what’s driving these sky-high prices? How can people negotiate down these hefty bills?

Duration:00:15:06

Culture Crash: The Beauty Of TikTok

7/18/2021
The social media platform, TikTok started in September 2016. There have been many critics over the years that have doubted the lasting popularity of the short-form, video-driven service. But, fast forward five years later and it’s still booming. What sets TikTok apart from the graveyard of dead platforms like Snapchat and Vine?

Duration:00:02:52

A Better Way To Get Away

7/11/2021
It seems like lately almost everyone is heading to the airport. Whether you’re flying, driving or taking a train, vacations are a highly anticipated time to get away from everyday life. Everyone deserves relaxation, but is there a way to make sure that you’re traveling more consciously? Are you booking excursions with local, independent companies? Supporting small shops? Does the place you’re staying at or traveling with use sustainable practices?

Duration:00:13:54

Long-Term Youth Incarceration

7/11/2021
The U.S. prison population has decreased during the pandemic, but the number of people behind bars is still close to two million. Some of these inmates have been in prison for decades and at a young age were deemed by the justice system to be ‘unfixable’. This week, we shed light on the cycle of youth incarceration in this country and why people like Ian Manuel, a former inmate, were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole at age 13.

Duration:00:12:18

Culture Crash: Accessing Film Classics

7/11/2021
The Criterion Channel makes it easy to watch older movies that are often forgotten on mainstream streaming platforms like Netflix. We discuss some of our favorite picks from the old Hollywood days.

Duration:00:02:17

How To Make Your Kid Money-Savvy

7/4/2021
All parents want their kids to succeed and live good lives, and part of accomplishing that is raising them to understand the value of a dollar. It’s can be easier than ever before for young children to see something online and feel like they need it, or waste money through an in-app game purchase. We speak with Beth Kobliner, a financial expert and author of the book Make Your Kid A Money Genius (Even if you’re not) about tips and tricks to help our children learn the value of each dollar.

Duration:00:12:03

Fair Labor: The Importance Of Worker Centers

7/4/2021
Unions, which are organized labor groups, are prevalent across the U.S. You’ve probably heard of the term in the media or may know someone who’s part of a union. But, have you ever heard of a worker center? It operates in similar functions as unions; however, this resource is much more community-based and is more of a guiding advocate in responsive situations where the worker is facing harassment, unpaid wages or other issues. We speak with two labor experts this week to highlight how vital...

Duration:00:14:51

Culture Crash: What’s So Funny About Dave?

7/4/2021
The Hulu comedy, Dave, is a fictional story about the sensationalized rapper, Lil Dicky. The show look like many other comedies at first but is actually jam-packed with well-thought out jokes and plots. Dave is now streaming on Hulu and FXX.

Duration:00:01:55

The Caregiver Crisis

6/27/2021
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employee turnover at nursing homes in an average year is 74 percent. With high rates of turnover and not enough new workers entering the caregiving field, the U.S. is deep in a senior care crisis that’s only set to get worse. This week – two senior care experts join Viewpoints to discuss why no one wants these jobs and how this lack of infrastructure and funding in certain areas is creating chaos amongst seniors and their families who need help.

Duration:00:13:09

The Top One Percent & The Accrual of Billions in Wealth

6/27/2021
The 50 richest families in the world have a combined net worth of $1.2 trillion dollars. The Koch family, the second richest name on the list, is worth a staggering $100 billion dollars. Could you imagine having that amount of money? It’s definitely enough to sustain several generations to come. How does one accumulate so much wealth? For many families, it isn’t just about success and business growth, but the business of building wealth through loopholes like philanthropy and loose taxation...

Duration:00:12:15

Culture Crash: The Evolution of Comedian Bo Burnham

6/27/2021
Bo Burnham has taken on many roles throughout his career. We discuss his latest project, Inside, now streaming on Netflix.

Duration:00:02:37

The Toll of Excess Clothes Production

6/20/2021
The average clothing item today is worn anywhere from seven to ten times before it’s discarded on donated. Why is this number so low, and what happens once the garment leaves a person’s closet? Maxine Bedat, a prominent voice in sustainable fashion, joins us this week to shed some light on the clothing crisis and how its impacting workers and the environment.

Duration:00:11:53

The Endless Drought: Dwindling Water In The West

6/20/2021
Lake Mead, the reservoir created by the Hoover Dam, is at its lowest levels ever recorded. Drought is not a new problem in the West, but it is getting worse as the years go by. What’s being done to curb water consumption and increase supply so people’s taps don’t run dry?

Duration:00:15:10