This Week On Metro Connection: Fears | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

This Week On Metro Connection: Fears

Play associated audio
http://www.flickr.com/photos/-gunjan/6137210946/

We all have things we're afraid of - and ways of responding to our particular fears. This week, we meet Washingtonians grappling with fears small and large - from anxiety over dancing in public to worries about losing a home. We'll also ask whether one community's fears of crime are overblown, and meet a woman who's coped with her fear of confined spaces by spending time in confined spaces... underground.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "The Fear (Instrumental)" by Lily Allen from It's Not Me, It's You]

NPR

Among The Young And Privileged In North Korea

American journalist Suki Kim spent six months teaching English at a North Korean University that serves the sons of the elite. She chronicles her experience in a new book, Without You, There Is No Us.
NPR

From NFL To 'Scandal,' Whole Foods Buys TV Ads To Boost Its Brand

A pioneer in selling organic, sustainable groceries, Whole Foods now finds itself beset by competitors. So it's launching its first national ad blitz to sell socially conscious consumers on its story.
WAMU 88.5

Watchdogs Call For Independent Ethics Enforcement On Capitol Hill

The only ethics oversight in the U.S. Senate is an internal ethics committee that is often perceived to do no policing at all. The watchdog group Public Citizen wants that to change.

NPR

In Silicon Valley, Paying For Access To Peace Of Mind

The San Francisco area is the home to the high-tech sector and has a history of embracing Eastern spirituality. Now the two meet in the yoga and meditation classes popular with the local tech workers.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.