We speak to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) as he prepares to leave office after four years at the helm.
Have you ever popped open a bag of potato chips only to be disappointed by the number of crisps in your bag? It’s not just you. To avoid raising prices, companies often increase their “nonfunctional slack fill” or the difference between the volume of product and its container. Sometimes, it’s to protect a fragile product. Other times, customers feel like they’re being cheated. We discuss the evolution of food packaging and how it can affect your recipes -and wallet.
- Bonnie Benwick Deputy editor and recipe editor, Washington Post Food Section
- George John Professor, General Mills/ Paul S Gerot Chair in Marketing, University of Minnesota
Most Recent Shows
Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
We discuss the Montgomery County school board decision to shorten spring break by two days and look at the challenges local jurisdictions face when developing academic calendars.
The end-of-year holiday season often inspires Washingtonians to donate time, money or talents to their communities. Kojo explores different opportunities to give back in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.