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Secrecy in the “Sunshine Era”

Posted on Mar 30, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Secrecy in the “Sunshine Era”

In the 1970s, a series of laws ushered in a new “sunshine era” of unprecedented government transparency. In his new book Secrecy in the Sunshine Era, Jason Ross Arnold (Virginia Commonwealth University) investigates how, despite these reforms, government officials developed new workarounds, including overclassification, concealment, shredding, and burning. And: Has the Magna Carta’s 800-year legacy been a snowball of misinterpretations? Thomas McSweeney (College of William and Mary) says he doesn’t think its authors intended it to be the foundational text for common law that it became. Plus:...

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Craftsmanship – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Posted on Mar 30, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Craftsmanship – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Special guest host Dr. Kimberly Crowley speaks with President Thomas about craftsmanship and the movement of personal craft during his time and ours. Suggested reading this week: Shop class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work by Michael Crawford For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click...

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TAXES…on our minds, in the news…and on the radio!

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

TAXES…on our minds, in the news…and on the radio!

Taxed-Off! An In-depth Look at The American Tax System A New, FREE One-Hour Special Just in time for tax season! Investigative journalist and public radio producer Audrey Quinn gathers elected officials, tax experts, and individual citizens for Taxed-Off!, an interesting and informative exploration of our tax system. Governors of three states (KS, LA, NV) weigh in on tax policy. Kansas recently had a controversial restructuring of its taxes – how’s that working out? Do lower state taxes attract new residents? (Or do they just move to Florida to be warm?) Are tax incentives for...

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Pedal Power – This week on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

Pedal Power – This week on “With Good Reason”

Call it affordable, sustainable transportation. Call it public health. Ralph Buehler (Virginia Tech), in his book City Cycling, emphasizes that bicycling shouldn’t be limited to those who are trained, fit, and daring enough to battle traffic on busy roads. Also featured: In an effort to curb pollution and congestion, cities across the U.S. have adopted bike share programs, and now colleges and universities are following suit. Eddie Hill and Bridget Nemeth started a bike share program on the campus of Old Dominion University, which offers free bikes to students. And: The electric bicycle, or...

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Zealot – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

Zealot – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Prompted by a letter from a listener, this week in an out of character program, Clay Jenkinson discusses Christianity and shares his own knowledge of Jefferson’s views on religion and on Jesus as a historical figure. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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