Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
The Internet is sprawling, uncontrollable, and always changing. And that makes it a source of deep anxiety for many in the federal government. We’ll explore how different agencies are thinking about technology, and how they can build a truly effective information infrastructure.
- Elizabeth Losh Writing Director and Professor of Humanities, University of California at Irvine; and author "Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press)
Most Recent Shows
In author Jabari Asim's fictionalized St. Louis -- the 'Gateway City' first introduced in his short story collection 'A Taste of Honey' –- characters come to grips with the fallout of the civil rights era in surprising ways. We talk with Asim about the fictional world he created and examine the realities of how we deal with race in America today.
We explore the lessons from cities that have boosted their minimum wage as D.C. activists try to get a minimum wage hike on the ballot next year.
Kojo sits down with Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen to talk about her first months on the job, how she's prioritizing public health needs, and how her personal story instructs her vision for health policy and progress in Baltimore.