Wednesday, Feb 15 12 p.m. (ET)

The Path of Avian Flu

Reports that the avian flu was found recently in parts of Western Europe and Africa have many observers concerned, despite the fact that the virus has never yet been transmitted between human beings. Experts join Kojo to discuss how the...

Wednesday, Feb 15 1 p.m. (ET)

Haiti Election Update

It's been a bit over a week since Haiti’s first presidential elections since the ouster of President Aristide. With demonstrators in the street and former Haitian President and front-running candidate René Préval speaking...

Wednesday, Feb 15 1:15 p.m. (ET)

America’s Obsession with Michael Jackson

After his second major trial for child molestation, it's safe to say the coverage of the strange life of Michael Jackson reached media- saturation. It's also clear that Americans seem almost obsessed with the former "King of Pop"...

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T.C. Boyle: “The Harder They Come”

Thursday, Mar 26 2015T.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.

Seasonal Labor and the U.S. Seafood Industry

Wednesday, Mar 25 2015A 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.