The average American spends more time at work than on any other activity. But the work space doesn't meet everyone's needs. There was a time when the open office was all the rage, as advocates argued breaking down the walls builds up creativity. But employees say it just builds up the noise - making it impossible to get any work done. Whether you work in an office, a cubicle, or just the coffee shop down the street join us for a conversation about where we work,
President Obama wants community college to be tuition-free. He also wants to increase capital gains taxes and increase sick time for workers, among other proposals. Much of what he'll suggest in his State of the Union Address tonight isn't likely to make it through the Congress. Is he digging in on principle, lone Democrat vs. Republican majorities, or will there be any room for compromise? Discussion with Mike McIntyre Wednesday morning at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.
Teens at a City Club of Cleveland Youth Forum last week spoke powerfully about racism. The YWCA of Greater Cleveland is preparing to host a forum on race while Cleveland City Council wraps up a listening tour focused on police use of force. And the governor's task force on community-police relations holds its first hearing on January 20th. What's everyone talking about, who's listening, and will it lead to action?
Monday, the nation celebrates the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and the struggle for equality that continues in the 21st century. We'll spend the hour on The Sound of Ideas discussing his legacy and remembering his visits to Cleveland in 1967 a year after the Hough riots. We'll also visit with two authors who have unique insights into King's life and his legacy. Join host Mike McIntyre
A suburban hospital says it's shutting down its current home in about a year's time, then creating a brand new; $30-million health center. Lakewood Hospital will undergo changes that so far, 'everyone' seems happy with. The G-O-P sets its Cleveland convention for mid-July of next year. And we'll celebrate the winning ways of Ohio State, led to the national championship by a kid from Cleveland! Join host Rick Jackson
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