Money Moves: The Push For Financial Literacy In Schools
Student loan borrowers in the U.S. collectively owe $1.5 trillion. And less than 16 percent of U.S. students are required to take a personal finance course to graduate high school. How are we preparing young people to be smart consumers? And why isn't financial literacy a standard in our schools? We discussed as part of our week of listener-selected show topics. Want to support 1A? .
Ask An Atheist
The Pledge of Allegiance says that America is "one nation under God." But not everyone feels that way. Surveys show the number of Americans who identify as atheists is growing. So what does the term "atheist" mean, both to believers and non-believers? We kicked off our week of audience-selected shows with a chance to ask an atheist. Want to support 1A? .
Who Is Continuing Martin Luther King's Fight Against Poverty?
With inequality still growing, who is carrying on Martin Luther King's economic fight today? Want to support 1A? .
The Friday News Roundup for January 18, 2019
We've had another week of the longest partial government shutdown in U.S. history. L.A. is facing a shutdown of another kind, with thousands of teachers on strike. And Cardi B gets political. Around the world, terrorism rocked Kenya and Syria. There were moves in the U.K. to try and reach a deal before the clock runs out on Brexit. And the latest in the wild ride that is El Chapo's trial. Want to support 1A? .
Catching Up With The Russia Investigation
Over the last few days, The Washington Post and The New York Times published explosive stories about President Trump's involvement with Russia. What would it mean if the president of the United States — knowingly or unknowingly — were an asset of the Kremlin? Want to support 1A? .