Join guest host KUT’s Ben Philpott along with political analyst Matthew Dowd, Texas Tribune Editor-in-Chief Emily Ramshaw Hartstein, and KUT’s Sr. Reporter Audrey McGlinchy to talk border wall, public school funding, affordable housing, and more.
The ongoing partial government shutdown is causing frustration on both sides of the aisle and causing major problems in the lives of many. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.
One of the top hits on the radio in Central America is “La Bestia”: a warning to would-be northbound migrants. But few of the song’s fans may realize that the song was bought and paid for by the U.S. Government. We’ll meet the songwriter and hear the song.