Monday January 22, 2018
(Subject to change as events dictate)
Until 9 a.m. – Morning Edition
Nina Moini recaps last night’s Vikings game against the Eagles; Star Tribune’s Strib’s Rana Cash will dissect the game; Gisele Grayson reports on why the results from the genealogical DNA testing companies are so skewed; Eric Deggins reviews “The Alienist.”
9 a.m. – MPR News with Kerri Miller (Mike Mulcahy hosts)
Political Junkie Ken Rudin.
9:30 a.m. – Business and climate change. We don’t often hear them together in the same sentence. But climate change is increasingly burrowing its way into your favorite company’s business model. Just how is your favorite business impacted by climate change? And how are companies reacting to those anti-climate breezes blowing from Washington. D.C.?
Paul Huttner speaks with three climate-wise business minds.
Guests: Laura Bishop, Best Buy; Adam Fetcher, Askov Finlayson; Chris Farrell, Marketplace Senior Economics contributor.
10 a.m.- 1A with Joshua Johnson
Does it matter if government is dysfunctional?
Guests: Mehdi Hasan, host, Al Jazeera English and columnist, The Intercept;
Elaine Kamarck, senior fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution and author of “Why Presidents Fail and How They Can Succeed Again“; David Primo, associate professor of political science and business administration, University of Rochester.
11 a.m. – MPR News with Tom Weber (Marianne Combs hosts)
With the Super Bowl only two weeks away, emergency shelter providers have stepped up their work with people who are homeless. Some shelters have moved their residents out of downtown areas, while other emergency shelters have increased their outreach services to help those with mental health issues deal with rowdy tourists and revelers.
Guests: David Hewitt, Director of the Office to End Homelessness in Hennepin County; Deb Foster, executive director of Ain Dah Yung Center; Michelle Gerrard, research manager at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.
12 p.m. – MPR News Presents
University of California President and former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, and Berkeley law professor Erwin Chemerinsky speak about free speech on college campuses in a presentation to the Commonwealth Club of California.
1 p.m. – The Takeaway
The fight over abortion rights in America, past and future.
2 p.m. – BBC NewsHour
Turkey moves further into Syria. It’s allies in the West say they’re concerned. In Liberia the ex-footballing president is sworn in. And the Dead Sea Scrolls offer up another clue to ancient life.
3 p.m. – All Things Considered
The latest on the government shutdown; The effect of the shutdown on Head Start; Mike Pence in Israel; Policing the suburban police; and why TSA officers are cheering “Get Out”‘s Oscar nominations.
Plus: January is probably one of the slowest, if not the slowest, month for home sales, but the mortgage industry is complaining the federal government shutdown will hinder transactions. MPR’s Marty Moylan will have the story.
7 p.m. – Beyond #MeToo
Tonight’s discussion is about fostering safe and fair work environments. “Beyond Me Too” runs tonight through Thursday on MPR News.
8 p.m. – Fresh Air (Dave Davies hosts)
Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt are the authors of the new book How Democracies Die. They spent more than 20 years studying the breakdown of democracies in Europe and Latin America, and they believe that American Democracy is in danger. They’ll discuss the manner in which other democracies have withered; it’s not about coups anymore, and what norms must be in place to help protect democracy.