Much of this episode is an interview of one of the leaders of conservative talk radio. It gets a bit testy at times. Then, there is a consideration of the politics, law, and enforcement (or not) of law about false and misleading information in broadcasts.
Living On Earth this week takes up regulating forever chemicals in drinking water, protecting insects, and other topics.
A study finds that the supposed “Community Standards” that should protect kids from bad content aren’t working.
The argument here is that the way reading is being taught is at odds with how children relate to stories, making reading boring and all work and no joy.
This idea does probably represent a fairest possible way to regulate everybody’s carbon footprint, but also like a really hard sell until things get so bad that it wouldn’t make any difference.