Today's Shows
Monday, Mar 30 12 p.m. (ET)

Skilled Interpretation: Deaf Rights and Vital Encounters

We explore the wider questions about rights and responsibilities of the deaf and hearing communities following a suit by a deaf man who alleges he was held in an Arlington County jail for six weeks without an interpreter.

Monday, Mar 30 12:40 p.m. (ET)

Property Taxes in Prince George’s County

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker is proposing a 15 percent increase to help fund schools. Opponents say the move uses a loophole which goes against the county's charter. We explore the issues.

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Council member Elissa Silverman

Council member Elissa Silverman

Friday, Mar 27 12 p.m. (ET)

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Council Member Elissa Silverman (I-At Large)

Thursday, Mar 26 1 p.m. (ET)

T.C. Boyle: “The Harder They Come”

T.C. Boyle's latest novel explores the darker side of the American ideal of freedom, from a woman who follows the extreme libertarian "sovereign citizen" movement to a disturbed young man who models himself on the pioneer John Colter.

Maryland crab pickers

Maryland crab pickers

Wednesday, Mar 25 1:32 p.m. (ET)

Seasonal Labor and the U.S. Seafood Industry

A recent court decision allowed federal officials to resume processing visas offered to the many seasonal workers providing the labor behind the U.S. seafood industry. The prospect of a visa stoppage sent a panic through many seafood businesses in the mid-Atlantic region, who've come to depend on the visa program to fill manual labor jobs like picking crabs and shucking oysters. We explore why the visa program was caught in limbo and what's at stake for the seafood industry as things move forward.