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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Internships, Micro-unions, Minimum Wage And Discrimination Laws

Credit http://twitter.com/EmployeeAtty

01/27/15 - Join us for the next Topical Currents.  We’ll be “At Your Service” . . . with employment expert, attorney and author Donna Ballman.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Euro Crisis, Terrorism And The Rise Of Islamophobia

Markus Thiel
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01/26/15 - In the aftermath of European extremist attacks, pressure grows on EU leaders to improve security and combat terror threats. 

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South Florida Arts Beat
1:00 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Cuban Bebopper, Orlando Sanchez, sets our airwaves on fire with his incendiary brand of Latin Jazz

01/23/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat, you can enjoy another studio performance. Latin Jazz Bebopper, Orlando Sanchez, brings his terrific band into our studios to burn up the airwaves. This multi-instrumentalist (piano, saxophone, clarinet), founder of the Jazz Plaza Festival, director, composer and arranger with more than 30 years of artistic experience, displays virtuosity and creates a passionate and energized brand of Jazz.

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Food and Dining
1:00 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Chef and Nutritionist Stefanie Sacks Wants to Know: What the Fork Are You Eating?

Stefanie Sack
www.stefaniesacks.com

01/22/15 - Join us for Thursday’s Topical Currents when we speak with chef and nutritionist Stefanie Sacks, along with Topical Currents culinary producer and syndicated columnist, Linda Gassenheimer. From her own childhood health battles, Sacks discovered how food could help heal her conditions. She’s created an action plan for both pantry and plate, which sifts through label gibberish to reveal healthy choices. That’s Topical Currents, Thursday at 1pm on WLRN.

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Books and Authors
3:00 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Ariel Gonzalez with author Emily St. John Mandel

Emily St. John Mande via www.emilymandel.com
Dese'Rae L. Stage

01/21/15 - 1:30 - Literary contributor Ariel Gonzalez with author Emily St. John Mandel.  Her latest novel is STATION ELEVEN.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Lessons from an Extraordinary Life

Sreenshot Angelina Jolie and Louis (Louie) Zamperini
NBC Today Show

01/21/15 - Join us for Wednesday’s Topical Currents, when we speak with Luke Zamperini, son of the Olympic-runner and World War II survival legend, the late Louis (Louie) Zamperini.  Louie was the inspiration for the incredible book and Angelina Jolie-directed movie “Unbroken.” Also, Literary contributor Ariel Gonzalez with author Emily St.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Essential Tips and Shortcuts for Simplifying the Technology In Your Life

David Pogue
davidpogue.com

01/20/15 - Most aging boomers are baffled by ever-changing personal technology:  what percentage of, say, smart phone functions do you understand?  The average is but six percent.   Tuesday’s Topical Currents features former New York Times tech columnist David Pogue.   He has answers in POGUE’S BASICS:  Essential Tips

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South Florida Arts Beat
1:00 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Record Man Documentary, Southern Circuit Film Tour, Palm Beach Arts Calendar

www.therecordmanmovie.com

01/16/15 - On the next South Florida Arts Beat, documentarian, Mark Moormann, brings us the details about his upcoming film, The Record Man, about how Henry Stone exported the music of Miami to the world.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Citizen Empowerment and Transformation - Reclaiming Our Democracy

Sam Daley-Harris, link to c-span video below.
C-SPAN

01/15/15 - Is there a growing cynicism among our population in regard to regular people and government?   Is Congress truly the dysfunctional body described in the media?

Join us for Thursday’s Topical CurrentsWell begin with Sam Daley-Harris, who heads the Washington, D. C. based, Center for Citizen Empowerment and Transformation.  His views may surprise.  And more at 1:30 . . . Linda Gassenheimer with the winner of this year’s Miss Universe cooking contest.  The contestants cook beloved recipes from their home countries. That’s Thursday on Topical Currents at 1pm on WLRN-HD1.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

The Secret Club That Runs The World: Inside The Fraternity Of Commodity Traders

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01/13/15 - This hour on Topical Currents we feature CNBC Wall Street correspondent Kate Kelly, who’ll discuss the realm of financial commodity traders.  Those who survive in the cut-throat environment of commodities tend to be smart, aggressive and egomaniacal individuals.  They often flaunt their wealth and operate on gut instinct. Kate Kelly has written, The Secret Club That Runs The World:  Inside The Fraternity Of Commodity Traders. Most shun the media.  They aren’t like Warren Buffet or George Soros. When markets expand—such as the growth of India and China—so do prices for raw materials.  Commodity traders are in the thick of this. Tuesday at 1pm on Topical Currents.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Examining The Welfare And Habitats Of Florida's Wildlife

South Florida Wildlands Association
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01/12/15 - Today’s Topical Currents examines the welfare and habitats of our state’s wildlife.  We’ll hear from the executive director of the South Florida Wildlands Association, Matthew Schwartz. 

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South Florida Arts Beat
1:00 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Art Deco Weekend, Miami City Ballet, Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, Miami-Dade Arts Calendar

www.artdecoweekend.com

01/09/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat, Amanda Bush brings us the exciting details about the 38th Annual Art Deco Weekend on Miami Beach. Charles Greenfield talks with Artistic Director, Lourdes Lopez, about the Miami City Ballet’s 2015 enchanting season events.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Is Your New Year’s Resolution Already Torpedoed?

www.carolinelarnold.com

01/08/15 - Thursday on Topical Currents:  We’re eight days into 2015:  is your new year’s resolution already torpedoed? 

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress

Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress
steveearly.org

01/07/15 - Wednesday’s Topical Currents is a visit by journalist, labor activist and attorney Steve Early.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

How Elite Power Brokers Corrupt Our Finances, Freedom And Security

Janine Wedel at a book signing.
twitter.com/janinewedel

01/06/15 - Join us for Tuesday’s Topical Currents, when we discuss what’s widely known as “dark money.”  These funds come from undisclosed donors and advocacy groups.  They often influence public opinion, legislation and elections.

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