Hi Everyone, it’s Emily from KUT Radio in Austin. We’re gearing up for a visit from WHYS next week. Some topics of discussion here that many expected to take front and center during the U.S. presidential election fell from the radar when the economy began to tumble. But now they’re popping up again. One: illegal immigration into the United States and Texas from Central America. WHEW! is this a hot-button issue. Continue reading ‘WHYS in Austin, Texas November 17!’
Archive for November 10th, 2008
I’m sure you saw in the news that the three men convicted of carrying out the Bali bombings were executed by firing squad at the weekend. Was that the right way to punish them? And will this deter others who may consider such attacks? Continue reading ‘On air: Is the death penalty essential to fighting terrorism?’
Dealing with rising unemployment is one of the biggest challenges facing President-elect Obama, 1.2 million jobs have been lost in the US so far this year. The personal impact of global recession is being felt through rising unemployment in countries around the world. Tell us your unemployment stories – are you feeling at risk of losing your job? Are you able to cope if you do?
Continue reading ‘Talking Points 10th November’