NPR Staff http://krvs.org en Net Neutrality, Shall I Compare Thee To A Highway? A Showerhead? http://krvs.org/post/net-neutrality-shall-i-compare-thee-highway-showerhead <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCUg5A-ZAw0</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ou9S3wrHg8c</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:35:00 +0000 NPR Staff 51802 at http://krvs.org Net Neutrality, Shall I Compare Thee To A Highway? A Showerhead? Teenage Songwriters Take On 'Bro-Country' http://krvs.org/post/teenage-songwriters-take-bro-country No theme has dominated country radio playlists and charts more in the past couple of years than celebration of the sort of small-town good life that features trucks, beer and scantily clad women as the must-have accessories. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:42:00 +0000 NPR Staff 51790 at http://krvs.org Teenage Songwriters Take On 'Bro-Country' The Youth Unemployment Crisis Hits African-Americans Hardest http://krvs.org/post/youth-unemployment-crisis-hits-african-americans-hardest Young people are being chased out of the labor market. Though the national unemployment rate has fallen steadily in recent months, youth unemployment remains stubbornly high, and the jobless rate is even higher among young minorities. For young people between the ages of 16 and 24, unemployment is more than twice the national rate, at 14.2 percent. For African-Americans, that rate jumps to 21.4 percent.<p>Of course, discrimination could be a factor. But according to William Spriggs, an economist at Howard University, the trend is also being driven by a sluggish economy. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:27:00 +0000 NPR Staff 51726 at http://krvs.org Despite California's Drought, Taps Still Flowing In LA County http://krvs.org/post/despite-californias-drought-taps-still-flowing-la-county This January, after the driest calendar year in California history, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency. He called on residents to reduce their water intake by 20 percent.<p>But downtown Los Angeles doesn't look<em> </em>like a city devastated by the state's worst drought in decades. The city is green with landscaping, and fountains are running. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 +0000 NPR Staff 51716 at http://krvs.org Despite California's Drought, Taps Still Flowing In LA County Unlocking The Eclectic: A Conversation With Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler http://krvs.org/post/unlocking-eclectic-conversation-shabazz-palaces-ishmael-butler <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFGLQe65Abg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tk9e7FG2ww</p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:31:00 +0000 NPR Staff 51711 at http://krvs.org Unlocking The Eclectic: A Conversation With Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler