99% Invisible: “Structural Integrity” When it was built in 1977, Citicorp Center was the seventh-tallest building in the world. But it’s the base of the building that really makes the tower so unique. The bottom nine of its 59 stories are stilts.
Blank on Blank: "Johnny Cash on the Gospel" "I just hope and pray I can die with my boots on." A previously unheard interview recorded in 1996.
Dr. Patt Denning is the creator of the revolutionary San Francisco's Harm Reduction Therapy Center. Her book, "Practicing Harm Reduction" is the bible in this alternative approach to treating addiction. In the 1990's it became a new strategy for AIDS prevention and is widely regarded as a more tolerant and accepting strategy for working with addicts. Marilyn interviews her Thursday, April 17th, 2014, at 7pm PT on 91.7fm and kalw.org.
Whenever India goes to the polls the world takes notice. Some of the wonder is just about the sheer mind boggling scale of it. The election going on right now from April 7th until May 12th for example will involve 930,000 polling stations across India.
On today's Your Call, we're talking about food labels like "organic" and "fair trade.” Studies show that sales increase by 10 percent because of food labels. But what do they mean exactly? How are these labels enforced in the US and abroad? As the number of labels increase, how should we measure certification? And how does a label change the way you think about and buy your food? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Hana Baba and you.