In this week's DJ Sessions, we spoke with KCRW's Raul Campos about "southern fried soul" from Texas and a dance duo from Los Angeles.
The drug Oxycontin is a powerful medication prescribed by doctors to relieve pain. But it can also be highly addictive. It’s an opioid capable of inducing a high like heroin. Addiction rates are particularly high amongst Canada’s aboriginal or first nation communities.
The BBC’s Linda Pressly reports from the isolated reserve of Fort Hope in northern Ontario where abuse of the drug is devastating the community.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.