Past Programs

Past Programs2023-02-02T01:30:54-05:00
Sep22, 2023

The Fentanyl Crisis: The Silent Killer (3002)

September 22, 2023|

Over 150 people die every day from overdose/ poisoning related to synthetic opioids like fentanyl. Many of them young people. The numbers are growing, despite the best efforts of school counselors, law enforcement officials, parents and other health professionals.

Sep17, 2023

What You Need to Know About Fentanyl (3003)

September 17, 2023|

“One Pill Can Kill.” That’s the message of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. This program is the first in a series about the dangers of Fentanyl poisoning. You’ll hear from a medical doctor, law enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration and will meet parents whose lives forever changed when their children were poisoned by fentanyl.

Aug6, 2023

Can We End Homelessness? (2915)

August 6, 2023|

Homelessness is an extremely complicated topic that brings forth strong feelings whether it is citizens concerned about visible homelessness in their neighborhood, park, or urban center or the person who finds themselves without the security of shelter.

Jul23, 2023

The Economics of Travel and Happiness (2920)

July 23, 2023|

Did you know that those who travel are 7% happier than those who stay at home (Washington State University)?  The overwhelming majority of travelers say that their travel memories are among the happiest ones of their lives; and, as our guest Eric Weiner tells us, even delays and other snafus can over time be recalled as blissful.

Jul9, 2023

The EV Battery Challenge (2919)

July 9, 2023|

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 changes the eligibility rules to claim a tax credit for clean vehicles. The act is an ongoing, very aggressive campaign to revolutionize the automobile industry and get consumers to ditch combustion engine, gasoline-powered vehicles in favor of EVs – electric vehicles. Could this tip consumers to move to electric vehicles?

Jul2, 2023

The Growing Issues of Homeless Youth (2917)

July 2, 2023|

An exceptionally vulnerable segment of the homeless population is our youth. It’s estimated that just within the Dallas Independent School District, there are over 4,000 students who meet the federal definition of homeless.

Jun25, 2023

The Escalating North Korea Challenge (2921)

June 25, 2023|

That North Korea is only one of three countries that can threaten the U.S. with nuclear weapons is of great concern, not only to the U.S. Joining host Jim Falk to talk about our relations with North Korea and its impact on world events are experts Jenny Town and Siegfried Hecker, Ph.D.

May21, 2023

Do Authoritarians Rule the World? (2913)

May 21, 2023|

Today, there appears to be an increasing number of autocrats and political leaders who rule solely for their own interests. From N. Korea to Iran, Saudi, and Latin America, we are seeing some flagrant abuses of power and instances of how absolute power corrupts. Our experts focus on how authoritarians exercise and abuse their power shaping world events and not for the better.

May14, 2023

Is an EV in Every Garage in Our Future? (2918)

May 14, 2023|

The Biden administration has announced that by 2030 50% of all vehicles sold in the U.S. will be electric. That’s a heavy lift, since last year only 5.8% of vehicles sold were electric. In this program, we discuss whether this ambitious goal is attainable.

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