Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane is an intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern. Radio Times is produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.
The Cruelty Is the Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Trump’s America
He coined "the cruelty is the point". In his collection of essays, Adam Serwer sees Trump administration as an outgrowth of the inequalities the United States was founded on.
Reducing child poverty by expanding child tax credits
The Biden administration is sending checks to 90% of American children in an effort to combat child poverty. We'll look at the potential impact of child tax credit expansion.
‘The Joy of Sweat’
Journalist Sarah Everts talks about the science of sweat -- how it helped us evolve and why this natural function is still embarrassing. Her new book is "The Joy of Sweat."
Regional Roundup – 7/19/21
Encampments in Kensington are a major discussion point for activists and residents. And, NCAA players can monetize their name, image and likeness after new legislation passes.
The science and psychology of traffic
Has the pandemic changed the way we drive? We discuss the traffic nightmare in Philadelphia and the human psychology behind it.
How religious are we?
A new survey of American religious identity found that the number of white evangelical Christians sharply declined. We talk about the 2020 census of American religion.
Good Mix of Local and National Issues
Marty is so easy to listen to, a great interviewer that doesn’t ever annoy me and doesn’t resort to leading questions as much as many. I love today’s episode on the Philly accent, which brought back memories from my 4 years in Philly long ago. Great topic arising creatively out of a limited TV series very popular right now.
Perfect in Philly, Excellent Elsewhere
Covers current book releases and news routinely featuring top scholars from Penn as well as national journalists and popular authors and celebrities. Think of it as a sibling show to Fresh Air that is less personal and more newsy, often featuring multiple guests per hour on one topic. If you're not living in the region just ignore the local politics episodes.
Not balance - most guests are anti-Trump
When a guest does not criticize Trump, she would ask / provide hints that President Trump should be jeered at.
Rubbish journalism when you see things in your view only!