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Let’s Go Together, a new podcast from Travel + Leisure, features diverse voices sharing their unique travel experiences and inspiring others to explore the world. Each week host Kellee Edwards, award-winning travel expert, speaks to guests about inclusivity, including episodes that introduce an adventurer who climbed Machu Picchu in his wheelchair and the first documented black woman to visit every country in the world. Come back every Wednesday for a new episode!
 
Let’s Go Together, a new podcast from Travel + Leisure, features diverse voices sharing their unique travel experiences and inspiring others to explore the world. Each week host Kellee Edwards, award-winning travel expert, speaks to guests about inclusivity, including episodes that introduce an adventurer who climbed Machu Picchu in his wheelchair and the first documented black woman to visit every country in the world. Come back every Wednesday for a new episode!
 
Art Unbound showcases Portland’s creative community, shining a light on the city’s artists, filmmakers, musicians, and new media pioneers, as well as the partners who champion art and artists of all kinds. Episodes feature conversations between Portland-based creatives, bite-sized stories told by the artists about the objects that inspire them, and a series of episodes exploring the Portland Art Museum’s ongoing collaborations with institutions around the world.
 
The world is changing... this is obvious. With higher concentrations of people in big cities, and the steeper competition and higher real estate prices that go along with this, smaller cities and towns naturally lose attention. It's time to reclaim that attention. There is untapped beauty in smaller populations. Small town voices will now come to the forefront, allowing us to gain perspective and emotional intelligence in the process. From business and community leaders to entrepreneurs to h ...
 
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And we’ve got the story of one French landscape gardener who saves and sells abandoned plants. Plus, have lumber prices hit their peak? Also, awaiting new analysis from the Federal Reserve on economic recovery, inflation and interest rates. And, the U.S. and EU set aside disputes over aircraft subsidies for now to focus their attention on China.…
 
The Federal Reserve is not expected to raise interest rates. But it turns out some of the Fed’s peers around the world are starting to put away their pandemic relief tools. Also, a major heat wave hitting the West and Southwest means the air conditioners are on and the power grids are stressed. And, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the food sit…
 
From the BBC World Service: Spain is set to be one of the biggest beneficiaries from European Union funding, and it’s planning labor reforms to tackle the seasonal nature of its tourism sector. Plus, digital sex crimes in South Korea have increased along with advances in spy camera technology. And, despite being Africa’s most powerful economy, Nige…
 
On this episode, we head to the oak tree-lined roads of Savannah, Georgia to visit The Grey, a formerly segregated Greyhound bus terminal turned award winning restaurant. Host Kellee Edwards chats with its co-owners, James Beard Award-winning chef Mashama Bailey and her business partner John O. Morisano. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega…
 
If it hasn’t rusted through, has good tires and an airbag, why trade? The quality of cars these days and, yes, the pandemic, have something to do with an aging car fleet in the U.S. Plus, more data on increasing prices equals more anticipation for what the Federal Reserve will say about its forecasts for interest rates. And, the systemic failure to…
 
One answer is giving rank-and-file employees, those not in management roles, a strong voice at the table. New York’s “Hero ACT” requires just that. It will require companies with more than 10 employees to implement a series of safety protocols to help prevent transmission of airborne diseases. Plus, today is the day California ends most of its pand…
 
From the BBC World Service: People in Britain will be able to buy tariff-free beef from Australia, though farmers in the U.K. are worried about being undercut on price. Plus, India faces protests against the dominance of e-commerce giants like Amazon and Walmart-backed Flipkart. And, research is underway in New Zealand to see if protective masks an…
 
New reports by the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training at UNB show for the most part, students from New Brunswick aren't heading west after they graduate from university or college. They're staying here. Ted McDonald is the director of the Institute, and the reports' lead investigator.…
 
There’s new data on the changing views of where people want to live and work, given the experience of the pandemic year. The trends are those we’ve heard anecdotally: smaller cities, bigger houses. Plus, preparing for the Fed meeting on policy and interest rates this week. And, the latest in our “Vanishing America” series: fabric stores going out o…
 
The benefits expired in Alaska, Iowa, Mississippi and Missouri on Saturday. Will this drive more applicants to jobs that have remained unfilled? We speak with a couple of economists who explain how it’s more complicated than that. Plus, in a closely watched case, a federal judge has ruled that a health care company can order its employees to get CO…
 
From the BBC World Service: G-7 leaders say the pledge will offer lower-income countries a new source of infrastructure finance and an alternative to Chinese loans from the “Belt and Road” initiative. Plus, after hosting the G-7 summit, we hear about plans in Cornwall to extract lithium for electric car batteries from underground hot springs. And, …
 
Show Notes: Curbing Traffic - The Human Case for Fewer Cars in Our Lives published by Island Press is due to be released on June 29, 2021. We highly recommend everyone get a copy and Melissa and Chris have passed along the following information: The book is available for pre-order from Island Press (use promo code "BRUNTLETT" for 20% off) in North …
 
Reclaim Your City 439 | Fiedel (Berlin)Resident at Berghain and Khidi, where he gets to treat dancers to impeccable selections and masterly groove manipulation, it’s safe to say Fiedel counts as one of today's finest jockeys both in terms of the energy he breathes in his sets and the clinical skills with which he operates the decks. Gracing us with…
 
With the main talks on fixing infrastructure at an impasse, a side group of 10 Democrats and Republicans in the Senate say they’ve come up with a deal, although details are scant and it’s unclear if others key players will embrace this. Plus, among the things that have gotten more expensive over the past year and last several months: food away from…
 
Show Notes: A livable street is like a good friend that gives you energy. In contrast, an unlivable street drains you. Bruce Appleyard is an Associate Professor of City Planning & Public Administration, at San Diego State University and serves as both the Associate Director Active Transportation Research Center (ATR) and the Associate Director Cent…
 
More than a year into the pandemic, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released emergency standards for the workplace, but they’re only for health care workers. Also, ahead of the G-7 summit, there were reports that President Joe Biden was going to raise concerns about tensions in Northern Ireland in his talks with U.K. Prime Min…
 
From the BBC World Service: Leaders gathering in Britain for the G-7 summit are expected to pledge the shots for lower-income nations as part of a global push to end the pandemic. Plus, Hong Kong will ban films that violate its national security law, further restricting artistic freedom. And, congestion at Chinese ports due to pandemic lockdowns me…
 
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