David Rock, a businessman in western Iowa, defends Donald Trump with what he claims to be a rational argument in favor of banning Muslims from entering the United States. Does his argument hold water?
A radio show that repeats outlandish rumors found on Facebook as if they are fact has no place on NPR. It is time for Diane Rehm to retire.
As week after week after week passes, initial moderate flows of support to Americans Elect candidates have slowed to tepid streams and finally down to a meager trickle. This past Saturday, AE Transparency compiled statistics on how close drafted and declared candidates in the Americans
“I think our name first of all, Mall of America, is attractive to people that want to hurt America.” — Maureen Bausch, Vice President of the Mall of America For once, corporate America has chosen a branding that appropriately describes its activities. Listen to Daniel
If Juan Williams had thought about the presence of Muslims on airplanes rather than allowing his bigoted instincts to take over, he would have considered that, in the many times he had gotten afraid of Muslims on airplanes, nothing had bad had happened.
Whenever I try to listen to Selected Shorts, I get itchy from hearing the show’s deadly combination of writers writing writerly and actors acting actorishly.
It’s up to those who have retained the flexibility of smallness to do their part by writing the small stories that never have gotten coverage in the big presses.
Someone listening to the NPR Weekend Edition story about Newton and Amana in Iowa wouldn’t know about this important difference between the communities, and wouldn’t understand an essential part of economic conditions resulting from the communities’ very different histories.