Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

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A thought-provoking, engaging and timely call-in program that tackles wide-ranging issues of concern to listeners in the Delaware Valley, the nation and beyond. Hosted by Marty Moss-Coane.More from Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane »

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New truancy laws could mean less fines, jail time for kids, parents

GUESTS: SENATOR JUDY SCHWANK, LEOLA HARDY, HEDY CHANG Truancy is a chronic problem in the School District of Philadelphia, throughout Pennsylvania and across the nations' school districts. In this hour, we look at Pennsylvania's newly enacted truancy legislation [...]

Black girls don't do that: The overlooked faces of eating disorders

Guests: NICOLE WEAVER, SAMANTHA DECARO, REBECKA PEEBLES Eating disorders are not restricted to white, suburban, middle class teen girls. There are large populations of African American, Hispanic, Asian, LGBTQ and teenage boys who are experiencing eating disorders. [...]

Journalist Maia Szalavitz on drug addiction and recovery myths

Guest: Maia Szalavitz Journalist MAIA SZALAVITZ became addicted to heroin and cocaine when she was a college student, injecting herself multiple times a day. She overdosed and was arrested for drug dealing, but every time she tried to quit [...]

Trump's phone and foreign policy

Guests: Jacques deLisle, David Rothkopf, Jeet Heer Trump broke 37 years of US policy when he spoke with Taiwan's leader, Tasi Ing-wen, on Friday. Since 1979, the US has had a "One China" policy that considers Taiwan a [...]

Climate change: altering life in Alaska, how policy could change under a President Trump

Guests: Erica Goode, Susan Phillips, Evan Lehmann and Jeremy Schulman Alaska is on track to experience the warmest year on record. Climate change is often discussed in the political and legislative realms, but in some places it's already [...]

Climate change: altering life in Alaska, how policy could change under a President Trump

Butter: A Rich History

Guest: Elaine Khosrova Butter. The little sticks that serves as culinary building blocks were accidentally invented long-ago in a herder's pouch. The beloved fat is now a staple the world over, from Ireland's ancient butter bogs to Tibet's [...]

Recovery at Germantown's "Hollywood Beauty Salon"

Guests: Glenn Holsten, Rachel Carr Timms and Darlene Holmes Malone We'll go inside a beauty parlor that operates at a non-profit mental health program in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood, where staff and clients are both in the process of [...]

Radio Times in Review: Native American boarding schools, "Impolite Conversations," Eddie Glaude, Jr.

Guests: Louise Erdrich, Cora Daniels, John L. Jackson, Eddie Glaude, Jr. Coming up on today's edition of Radio Times in Review, we'll hear about boarding schools for American Indians when we play a portion of Marty's talk with [...]

Radio Times in Review: Native American boarding schools, "Impolite Conversations," Eddie Glaude, Jr.

Flag burning and free speech; Trump's cabinet picks

Guests: David Cole, Ron Elving, John Stanton Donald Trump tweeted earlier this week that there should be consequences for people who burn the American flag, such as being jailed or having their citizenship revoked. But the Supreme Court [...]

The future of U.S.-Cuba relations

Guests: Damien Cave, Richard Feinberg, Carlos Eire What does the death of Fidel Castro and the rise of Donald trump mean for America's relationship with Cuba? President Obama's executive action pursuing normalization signaled big changes ahead in America's [...]

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