Kojo examines the longstanding structural issues plaguing D.C.’s central jail, what’s being done to fix them, and what city leaders plan to do about the aging facility.
Today, religious differences may seem more stark than ever. But historian and former nun Karen Armstrong says that religions — from Confucianism to Judaism — sprang from a common, violent past. Armstrong joins Kojo to discuss how religions emerged, and why we could be on the verge of a religious turning point.
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