16-27 Segment 1: Making public discourse less toxic

16-27 Public Discourse

The presidential primaries this year underlined the sorry state of public discourse in the U.S. Name-calling, bullying, shouting and misinformation took center stage along with the candidates,and it makes you wonder if we’ll ever get back to reasoned, polite discourse on important issues during this election cycle. Our guest wondered too, and he researched the topic of toxic public discourse and why it permeates our political and social communications these days. He also provides some suggestions for advocates and candidates to get their points across without resorting to nastiness and acrimony.

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16-27 Segment 2: Healthier Eating: It doesn’t have to be boring or bland

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Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean eating bland foods made with expensive ingredients that are hard to find. Our guests talk about how to introduce more fish and healthy fats, less gluten and less salt into your meals without a lot of fuss or fancy cooking techniques. They also discuss how to use spices and herbs to create flavor combinations that will keep you and your family satisfied at every meal.

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