Today's Shows
Natural food stores have grown in popularity.

Natural food stores have grown in popularity.

Wednesday, Dec 17 12 p.m. (ET)

Joe Dobrow: “Natural Prophets” (Rebroadcast)

Author Joe Dobrow discusses his new book about the entrepreneurs and ideals that shaped today's natural food industry.

Wednesday, Dec 17 1 p.m. (ET)

Cubed: A Secret History Of The Workplace (Rebroadcast)

Like the nature of white-collar work itself, the concept and design of the office has evolved over more than a century, from the counting-houses of nineteenth-century clerks to the cubicles we love to hate. Author Nikil Saval joins us to explore the history of our workspaces.

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Joan Rivers in 2010. She died in early September.

Joan Rivers in 2010. She died in early September.

Tuesday, Dec 16 1 p.m. (ET)

Remembering Those Lost in 2014

This year's obituary pages included stories that ran the gamut from triumph to tragedy.

Frames from a moving camera recorded by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, show how intelligent camera technology distinguishes among people by giving each person a unique color and number, then tracking  them.

Frames from a moving camera recorded by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, show how intelligent camera technology distinguishes among people by giving each person a unique color and number, then tracking them.

Tuesday, Dec 16 12 p.m. (ET)

Amy Webb on Tech Trends for 2015

The tech future is now, and big trends for 2015 include wearable devices and lots of new security options. Amy Webb has been tracking the industry for more than a decade and she shares short- and long-term predictions.

Monday, Dec 15 1 p.m. (ET)

Rob Kapilow: A New Spin for Old Tunes

Kojo and composer Rob Kapilow of the series "What Makes it Great?" explore how musicians use traditional music to inform modern new compositions.

Monday, Dec 15 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America

Two jobs, no credit, always one car breakdown away from diaster: Linda Tirado became the accidental ambassador for the poor with her first-hand account of living without a safety net.

The Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court.

Monday, Dec 15 12 p.m. (ET)

The “Echo Chamber” at the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court holds itself up as the highest court in all the United States - and a place dedicated to equal justice under the law. But a recent investigation by Reuters found that a small group of elite lawyers is disproportionately involved in the court's business. Between 2004 and 2012, a group of attorneys representing just 1 percent of the petitions filed to the Supreme Court were involved in more than 40 percent of the cases the court decided to consider. Kojo explores what this investigation says about access to justice in modern America.

D.C. voters passed a bill to legalize possession of up to two ounces of marijuana  and allow residents to grow up to six plants in their homes. But Congress' spending bill has a measure that would block the city's government from implementing it.

D.C. voters passed a bill to legalize possession of up to two ounces of marijuana and allow residents to grow up to six plants in their homes. But Congress' spending bill has a measure that would block the city's government from implementing it.

Friday, Dec 12 12 p.m. (ET)

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood examine congressional interference on marijuana legalization in D.C. — and chat with Prince George's County Council Chairman Mel Franklin.