WDET’s Amy Miller speaks with the guest speaker for WSU Eugene Perrin Leture Series, Dr. Andrew Kanter; and director of The Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Dr. Fred Pearson, about the importance of social responsibility as it applies to a sustainable future on this planet.
Host Bankole Thompson explores the relationship between capitalism and democracy. Do they work well together or are they too closely connected?
Laura is joined by education experts to look at the challenges facing Michigan schools and what we can do to improve education across the state.
Laura speaks with Michigan Public Radio Network's Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta about strengthened automobile legislation affecting Tesla auto manufacturers and consumers.
Detroit is going to scrap its own copper wiring, and the court’s expert witness Martha Kopacz takes the stand today. WDET's Sandra Svoboda has the latest on the bankruptcy trial.
Laura and Saeed discuss whether or not the GOP’s Detroit headquarters could have an impact on next month’s elections.
Laura and Saeed take a look at the pro-democracy movement happening in Hong Kong, and why the call for political change is creating social unrest in the territory, and spurring a larger conversation about the power of protest.
The Great Lakes water levels are rising. It's unusual for this time of year, so Laura and Saeed speak with environmental experts to find out why.
Laura speaks with Crain's Detroit Business reporter Amy Haimerl about the future of Detroit finances and business.
A panel discussion about the issues surrounding literacy among DPS and other public high school students.
Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines to discuss the stories making news in recent weeks.
A live opera performance in the WDET studios from Baritone Jeff Byrnes and Accompanist Jean Schneider to preview the Michigan Opera Theatre's premiere of "Elektra."
MiWeek's Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson join Laura to discuss last week's Gubernatorial Town Hall debate and the stories making headlines this week.
Bankole Thompson is joined by Chairperson of the Michigan Democratic Party Lon Johnson.
WDET's Bankole Thompson sits down with Robert Schostak, Chairman of the Michigan Republican Party.
Metro Parent's Julia Elliott and eScholastic Vice President Maggie McGuire on helping kids develop a passion for reading.
WDET's own Jay Butler and Funk Brother Dennis Coffey on the impact of Detroit's musical legacy.
WDET's Amy Miller speaks with Mayor of Birmingham Scott Moore about plans for the city, it's legacies and it's reputation
Jazz pianist Gary Schunk speaks with WDET's Alex Trajano about his blue collar approach. Schunk says he's not just a jazz player, but a jazz professional.
Wayne State University Associate Professor of History Aaron Retish discusses the latest developments in Ukraine.
WDET's Amy Miller gets the facts on facts and speaks with the authors of "1,339 Quite Interesting Facts To Make Your Jaw Drop."
Laura sits down with Christy McDonald to discuss last night's Gubernatorial Town Hall with Gov. Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer.
Two of the greatest jazz bassists talk about Jazz education in Michigan with WDET's own Alex Trajano.
Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor Stephen Henderson and Detroit News Editorial Page Editor Nolan Finley discuss some of the week's big stories in Detroit, and look ahead to Sunday's Gubernatorial Town Hall.