Guns cause crime. Guns prevent crime. Two opposing views in a long-simmering debate, each with statistics supporting their arguments. Researchers say our perception of danger and our reading of “facts” is heavily influenced by our surroundings. Join Kojo to explore how culture frames our views of risk on divisive policy issues, like global warming, the death penalty and vaccines for sexually transmitted infections.


  • Donald Braman Associate Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

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The Politics Hour — March 16, 2018

Friday, Mar 16 2018Maryland Senator Ben Cardin joins us to talk about the youth movement against gun violence, Russian sanctions, and more. D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh shares her thoughts on relief for high water bills and news that D.C. Public Schools is taking over an all girls charter school.