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Viewpoints Radio

Compass Media

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.

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.

Location:

Yankton, SD

Networks:

Compass Media

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

8472999500


Episodes

Working In Childcare: The Heavy Cost of Raising Someone Else’s Kids

6/26/2022
There are more than 438,000 employees working in childcare, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As of May 2021, the media hourly wage in this sector is around $13/hour. With rising costs and many other open jobs, many are leaving their positions in childcare. We speak with two experts about the growing early childcare gap in the U.S. and why bettering the sector starts with valuing these workers more. Learn more at:...

Duration:00:12:06

Barely Surviving: Making A Living As A Garment Worker

6/26/2022
The average garment worker in Bangladesh is paid about $86/month. A livable wage in the country is around $200/month. Even in the U.S., it’s not much better. Most employees in U.S. garment factories work 60-70 hour per week and are paid $300/week, totaling $1,200/month, according to the Garment Worker Center. Longtime fashion writer and industry expert Dana Thomas joins us to help us understand the labor and environmental crisis plaguing the fashion industry. Learn more at:...

Duration:00:08:27

Culture Crash: The True Viewing Experience

6/26/2022
We discuss the dilemma of cropping full screen shows and films to fit our modern, widescreen TV’s. Many who are against this edit argue that changing the format ruins the originality and nostalgia of the media. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-true-viewing-experience/

Duration:00:02:52

Food, Fine Dining & More: A Conversation With Iliana Regan

6/19/2022
Iliana Regan has worked in the restaurant biz in almost every position imaginable. From mid-tier service to high-end fine dining, she’s a self-taught, Michelin-starred chef that’s known for her ability to create masterful dishes using naturally sourced and foraged ingredients. However, as she’s risen the ranks over the years and made a name for herself, she’s also had several low points in her life that have shaped who she is today. We sit down in-person with Regan to talk about her fine...

Duration:00:10:20

The Art Of Detecting A Lie

6/19/2022
How do professionals question people in a way that uncovers the truth? What are some body gestures that show someone’s lying? This week – we speak with one interrogation expert about the subtle signs that give people away and how the average person can use these tactics in day-to-day interactions. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/art-of-detecting-lies/

Duration:00:11:14

Culture Crash: The Evolution Of Harry Styles

6/19/2022
British superstar Harry Styles is out with a new album that’s getting rave reviews. We discuss his evolution from boy band hunk to a respected solo artist and actor. Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-evolution-of-harry-styles/

Duration:00:02:07

Finding Calm Through Coloring

6/12/2022
Remember how much fun it was to crack open a new coloring book and crayons when you were a kid? These days, adults are reliving that thrill in massive numbers. We talk to two of the most popular artists of these books about why and how they put them together, what the attraction is for adults and how it can benefit everyone to sit down, unwind and focus on the page in front of them. Learn more at: viewpointsradio.org/finding-calm-through-coloring/

Duration:00:11:06

The Environmental Damage Caused By Millions Of Littered Cigarettes

6/12/2022
While many Americans have grown to be increasingly eco-conscious, some things remain the same. It seems like all too often it’s common to see a driver chuck a cigarette butt out the window or throw one on the sidewalk. We speak with expert Thomas Novotny about how this type of littering affects the environment and the wildlife within it. Learn more at: viewpointsradio.org/the-environmental-damage-caused-by-millions-of-littered-cigarettes/

Duration:00:09:13

Culture Crash: Pow! HBO Max Battles Superhero Fatigue

6/12/2022
Yearning for shows with that classic, comic book feeling? HBO Max is here to save the day. With its new additions of Batman Beyond and Batman: The Animated Series, you can get back to your superhero roots.

Duration:00:02:29

How To: Getting Into Gardening This Summer

6/5/2022
Getting started in gardening can seem overwhelming - especially if you have trouble keeping a solo houseplant alive. But with some research and a small investment, the rewards of tending to a garden are life-long. We speak with two gardening experts about how to get started and be successful this season. Learn more at: viewpointsradio.org/how-to-get-into-gardening-this-summer/

Duration:00:11:28

Post-Pandemic Travel

6/5/2022
From long lines at the airport to hard-to-find reservations, people are traveling in full force this summer. Acclaimed TV host and European tour guide Rick Steves joins us this week on Viewpoints to share several traveling tips, including how to get around crowds and stay safe this season. Learn more at: viewpointsradio.org/post-pandemic-travel/

Duration:00:10:10

Culture Crash: The New Florence + The Machine Album

6/5/2022
We highlight the long-awaited album “Dance Fever” by Florence + the Machine. Learn more at: viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-new-florence-the-machine-album/

Duration:00:02:00

Jumping Jobs In 2022

5/29/2022
In 2021, more than 40 million Americans left their jobs. Many of these people left their current roles for greener pastures. We analyze how the pandemic changed mindsets on work and discuss some strategies that people who are looking to switch jobs can use. Learn more at: viewpointsradio.org/jumping-jobs-in-2022/

Duration:00:10:13

Supporting U.S. Farmers

5/29/2022
The pandemic exposed the fragility of our global food system and just how much rely on the many components that make up the food supply chain. At the height of the pandemic, when there were numerous food production and shipping delays, farmers across the U.S. stepped up and contributed to their local food supply. With domestic farms declining, America is extremely reliant on foreign shipments. We discuss the many challenges farmers are facing and the barriers to entry in agriculture. Learn...

Duration:00:10:14

Culture Crash: The Final Chapter Of “This Is Us”

5/29/2022
We discuss the final season of the hit NBC primetime series, “This Is Us." Learn more at: viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-the-final-chapter-of-this-is-us/

Duration:00:02:49

Masking Up Past COVID

5/22/2022
Wondering what to do with all those face masks you’ve accumulated over the past two years? Well, these face coverings are good for more than just protecting against COVID-19. Long before the pandemic, millions of people in countries across East Asia were accustomed to wearing a mask when they had a cold, it was peak flu season or just in a crowded space. We speak with two experts about the future of face masks in the U.S. viewpointsradio.org/masking-up-past-covid/

Duration:00:11:53

America’s Cultural Ties With Fast Food

5/22/2022
Most of us point to McDonald’s as the founding of fast food as we know it. But the American staple began nearly a hundred years ago with two chains, White Castle and A&W. We speak with Adam Chandler, journalist and author of Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America’s Fast-Food Kingdom about the events that fed into the rapid rise of the fast-food industry and how different chains are fighting to stay present and on-trend in today’s competitive restaurant...

Duration:00:10:00

Culture Crash: A Long-Awaited Sequel to "Top Gun"

5/22/2022
Almost 40 years later, there’s a sequel to the popular classic, “Top Gun”. This time it’s “Top Gun: Maverick” and still features Tom Cruise, but he’s joined by an entourage of other well-known names in Hollywood. We discuss this highly anticipated theatre release. viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-top-gun-maverick/

Duration:00:01:49

The Higher Education Conundrum

5/15/2022
Regretting that bachelor’s degree in archaeology? Or still chipping away at $50,000 in student loans from that private university? This week – we talk about why more young people aren’t given greater direction when it comes to choosing post-secondary schooling. Two higher education experts join us to talk through some of the challenges facing programs and how students can make a more informed and cost-effective choice. Learn more at: viewpointsradio.org/higher-education-conundrum/

Duration:00:13:30

The Future of Ethanol

5/15/2022
Each year, more than 91 million acres of corn are planted across the country. Currently, 40 percent of this harvest is refined into ethanol. This biofuel is a key additive in the gas that powers our cars and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. But with electric cars gaining popularity – how long will this massive ethanol market survive? How are producers making this process more environmentally friendly? Learn more at: https://viewpointsradio.org/future-of-ethanol/

Duration:00:08:09