What’s on MPR News today? 12/1/17

Monday November 27, 2017

9 a.m.- 1A with Joshua Johnson
The weekly roundup. Some of President Trump’s language this week made headlines and time’s running out for Congress to pass legislation before the end of the year. And time’s up for more high-profile men, fired for sexual misconduct.

Guests: Shawna Thomas, Washington bureau chief, Vice News; Greg Ip, chief economics commentator, The Wall Street Journal; author of “Foolproof: Why Safety Can Be Dangerous and How Danger Makes Us Safe“; Heather Timmons, Washington correspondent, Quartz.

10 a.m. – MPR News with Kerri Miller (Euan Kerr hosts)
Cube Critics Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis talk about favorite holiday movies.

11 a.m. – MPR News with Tom Weber
What do we know about the GOP’s tax bill?

Guests: Heather Long, Washington Post; Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health.

12 p.m. – MPR News Presents
Thread Book Hour with Host Kerri Miller and author Dan Brown.

1 p.m. – Science Friday
Will the Federal Communications Commission end net neutrality this month? And if they do, what happens to the open and decentralized internet we’ve grown so dependent on?

2 p.m. – BBC NewsHour
The United Nations pleads for the urgent evacuation of hundreds of patients from a besieged Syrian enclave.

3 p.m. – All Things Considered
Among the stories: As the flow of new migrants has slowed, harvesting the nation’s crops has been left to an aging population of farm-workers.And their health has suffered from decades of hard labor. Farm owners says the production drop is difficult to manage, as there is a shortage of young people wanting to come in and work in this industry.

7 p.m. – The World
Why an American in Paris, Josephine Baker, came back to the United States from France.

8 p.m. – Fresh Air
Longtime LGBT activist Cleve Jones, who worked with Harvey Milk in San Francisco, co-founded the San Franciso AIDS Foundation, and created the AIDS Memorial Quilt. His memoir, When We Rise: My Life in the Movement is now out in paperback. It was the basis of a mini-series on ABC recently.