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Friday, July 19, 2013

Music From The Show

  • Phoenix, “North”
  • Bell X1, “Feint Praise”
  • Camera Obscura, “Desire Lines”
  • The Wee Trio, “1984”
  • Baldwin Brothers, “Air Is Invisible”
  • Iron and Wine, “Rattling Bone”
  • Avishai Cohen, “IB4U”
  • Bob Geldof, “Thinking Voyager”
  • Kurt Rosenwinkel, “Minor Blues”
  • Page McConnell, “Arbor Day”

Spotlight

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.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

One Breast Cancer Advocate On Why She Hates Fundraising Walks

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Sitar Player Anoushka Shankar’s New Album Responds To Refugee Crisis

Shankar said she decided to focus her new album, titled "Land of Gold," on the refugee crisis.

Does Raising The Minimum Wage Hurt Jobs?

We examine how increasing the minimum wage impacts the overall economy and job sector.

May 4 Comment

DJ Sessions: From Southern Fried Soul To Dance Party Duos

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.