Monday, November 5, 2007

"Safe Surrender" Programs

Monday, Nov 5, 2007 at 12:06 p.m.

More than 500 people turned themselves in to D.C. authorities last week as part of a "fugitive safe surrender" program. The goal was to get people wanted for non-violent crimes to voluntarily surrender at a neutral location. We'll look at...

Art & Human Rights

Monday, Nov 5, 2007 at 12:30 p.m.

He's a renowned artist, known for his paintings of "puffy" figures in placid scenes. But Fernando Botero's latest project takes his audience into darker territory, remixing and reframing images of Abu Ghraib prison. He joins Kojo to...

A New Look at the Corporate Ladder

Monday, Nov 5, 2007 at 1:06 p.m.

Today, record numbers of women and people of color are at the helm of corporation boardrooms and law firms. And businesses are diversifying recruitment at the ground floor. But race, gender and culture still affect career trajectories in...

Environmental Activist Van Jones

Monday, Nov 5, 2007 at 1:30 p.m.

Van Jones is not your typical environmental activist. He spends most of his time working with disadvantaged communities in Oakland, CA. And he says that engaging marginalized groups is a signature challenge for a truly broad-based...

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