In The Balance

Schedule
88.5-1
Saturday
12:30 am

Lesley Curwen and Justin Rowlatt get behind the headlines to find out what's really going on in this changing global economy.

Are we heading for disaster or prosperity?

Join our panel of guests for an easily digestible insight into how it all started - and where it's going to finish.

But it's not all serious analysis.

Management consultant turned comic, Colm O'Regan, will be giving his alternative view of the week's events and our guests reveal who's up and who's down in the world of international finance.


WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 3, 2015

You can hear female vocalists perform blues and bluegrass at two concerts this week.

WAMU 88.5

Farms, Coasts And Air Conditioning: What Climate Change Means For Virginia

Climate change presents obstacles for just about everywhere in the United States — but rising temperatures are expected to be felt keenly in a number of Virginia's important economic areas.

NPR

Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

President Obama will unveil climate change regulations Monday, expected to set tougher limits on coal than previously proposed. NPR's Scott Horsley previews the announcement with host Rachel Martin.
NPR

Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.