Remember a world without cars, trains, or buses? It may seem like a bygone era, but for some it is a modern reality. Islands Without Cars is a series of half-hour programs exploring remote islands that have kept a well-worn foot in the past by restricting or altogether forbidding the use of motorized vehicles. This series ...Continue Reading
The 2014-2015 season of Community Cinema kicks off this Saturday with “MAKERS: Women in Hollywood.” As part of the MAKERS series, which celebrates trailblazing women, “Women in Hollywood” spotlights the roles ladies have played in front of and behind the camera. Kansas City Women in Film and Television is co-sponsoring the screening, and some its ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin talks with Dan Cofran, a local attorney and former City Council member who has been active in local politics for many years. This week’s Ruckettes talk chaos in the Kansas Senate race; Does Claire McCaskill want to be Missouri’s governor? The Missouri Legislature 2014 Veto session; and reflections on the anniversary of 9/11: ...Continue Reading
A group that advocates for food safety went to federal court Thursday to try and stop the U.S. Department of Agriculture from implementing new rules for poultry inspection that they say would put consumers at risk. The new rule — the biggest change in meat inspection in the last half century — was featured in an investigative ...Continue Reading
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Cranes and geese rise over Venice, Dover, Edinburgh and the monkey-guarded Rock of Gibraltar. In Rome, the Loire Valley, Holland and Hungary, birds gather by the millions to breed and two by two to raise their families.