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Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film.

Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on Twitter & Instagram at ViewpointsRadio.

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    • 4.5 • 22 Ratings

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film.

Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on Twitter & Instagram at ViewpointsRadio.

    Elevating Solar Energy

    Elevating Solar Energy

    In the first quarter of 2022, solar power made up 50% of all new electricity-generating capacity in the country. On top of this, residential solar installations also had its biggest quarter ever, with a 30% increase in demand year-over-year, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. While current solar energy relies on the sun, scientists are now developing new technology that would allow for 24/7 energy absorption. We speak with an expert about this exciting development and what lies ahead.
    Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/elevating-solar-energy/

    • 9 min
    The Worsening Teacher Shortage

    The Worsening Teacher Shortage

    Over the last two years, 10 percent of teachers have left the field. That equates to 300,000 teachers gone. There are many reasons for this exodus, but with millions of students heading back to school this fall – what’s being done to get more teachers back in the classroom?
    Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/the-worsening-teacher-shortage/

    • 10 min
    Culture Crash: Saying Yes To Jordan Peele’s "Nope"

    Culture Crash: Saying Yes To Jordan Peele’s "Nope"

    We cover the release of "Nope" – a new film written, directed and produced by Jordan Peele.
    Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-saying-yes-to-jordan-peeles-nope

    • 2 min
    The Early History of the NBA

    The Early History of the NBA

    The NBA was founded in 1946 in New York City. For many years, the organization was predominantly white. Today, more than 75 percent of its players are black. We speak with basketball expert and former NBA player and coach Ray Scott about the league’s early years and its efforts to evolve in a time when segregation and discrimination ran rampant.
    Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/the-early-history-of-the-nba/

    • 9 min
    The Styles That Persist Time & Fast-Fashion Trends

    The Styles That Persist Time & Fast-Fashion Trends

    There are some items of clothing that truly never go out of style. Whether it’s a pair of crisp blue jeans or a classic little black dress, these pieces persist time and seasonal trends. Fashion writer and author of The Ten, Lauren Cochrane joins us this week some of the most iconic clothes in fashion history and how these pieced shaped American style culture.
    Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/styles-that-persist-time-fast-fashion-trends/

    • 9 min
    Culture Crash: The Race to Stay Present for Social Media Sites

    Culture Crash: The Race to Stay Present for Social Media Sites

    With TikTok continuously adding new users, many platforms like Instagram and Facebook are fighting to stay current with new updates mimicking TikTok. But, what if some of us like these OG platforms the way they are?
    Learn more: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-race-to-stay-present-for-social-media-sites/

    • 2 min

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