The Exchange http://nhpr.org en Market Basket Protest: Reporters Weigh In http://nhpr.org/post/market-basket-protest-reporters-weigh-0 <p>When beloved President Arthur T.&nbsp;Demoulas&nbsp;was fired from the Market Basket grocery chain last month, it set off a chain reaction of outrage and protests that has led to empty shelves, political firings and even customer boycotts. We've gather a team of New England reporters to discuss the controversy and the decades-long feud that brought it to a head.</p><p><u style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>GUESTS</strong></u></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:32:13 +0000 James Pouliot 52503 at http://nhpr.org Market Basket Protest: Reporters Weigh In A Conversation With NHPR's CEO Betsy Gardella http://nhpr.org/post/conversation-nhprs-ceo-betsy-gardella <p>NHPR President and CEO Betsy Gardella joins us to share the latest news about NHPR programming, funding and strategy. Betsy is also on the board of NPR, and talks about the challenges facing public radio, digital disruption, and why NPR's new CEO has her excited about the future of radio.</p><p><u style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Guest</strong></u></p><ul><li><strong>Betsy&nbsp;Gardella</strong>​ - President and CEO of NHPR. She serves on the National Public Radio Board of Directors, where she assists in setting the policies and overall priorities of NPR management.</li></ul> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:53:55 +0000 Laura Knoy 52426 at http://nhpr.org A Conversation With NHPR's CEO Betsy Gardella Understanding Islam with Lesley Hazleton, Author of "The First Muslim" http://nhpr.org/post/understanding-islam-lesley-hazleton-author-first-muslim <p>With Sunni militants declaring a new Islamic state in the Middle East and two Shia-led regimes in peril, we discuss the origins of Islam with an author who spent thirteen years in the Middle East.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong><u>Guests</u></strong></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:01:36 +0000 Laura Knoy 52301 at http://nhpr.org Understanding Islam with Lesley Hazleton, Author of "The First Muslim" New England Reacts To The Immigrant Surge http://nhpr.org/post/new-england-reacts-immigrant-surge <p>We discuss New England's reaction to the surge in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.- Mexico border, and what it means for the national debate on immigration.</p><p>Listen to the program here:</p><p></p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 52277 at http://nhpr.org New England Reacts To The Immigrant Surge Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 18, 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-july-18-2014 <p>We're covering the top stories of the week: New England Governors and Canadian Premiers meet in Bretton Woods to discuss energy policy and cross border cooperation, Scott Brown picks up an endorsement from a potential GOP presidential candidate, Jeb Bush, and after more than two decades of trying one of the toll booths on the Everett Turnpike is closing.</p><p></p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:40:00 +0000 The Exchange 52171 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 18, 2014 Stressed Out: Who, Why, And How http://nhpr.org/post/stressed-out-who-why-and-how <p>From major challenges like chronic illness or financial problems to minor annoyances like traffic jams or inconsiderate neighbors, stress affects us all.&nbsp; For some, it can be overwhelming, while others find ways to cope and even use it to their advantage. In connection with the NPR series on this topic, we’re exploring the latest thinking on stress.</p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 52082 at http://nhpr.org Stressed Out: Who, Why, And How The Sky Guys: Supermoons, The Mars Rover, And Apollo Launch Anniversary http://nhpr.org/post/sky-guys-supermoons-mars-rover-and-apollo-launch-anniversary <p>The latest astronomical news with our Sky Guys: NASA is in troubleshooting mode as the Mars rover Curiosity shows signs of wear after two years of roaming the planet’s rocky terrain, a global scientific body invites the public to vote on names for newfound planets, and astronomers are looking back to Apollo 11's lunar landing 45 years ago.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 51957 at http://nhpr.org The Sky Guys: Supermoons, The Mars Rover, And Apollo Launch Anniversary Dartmouth College's President, Philip Hanlon http://nhpr.org/post/dartmouth-colleges-president-philip-hanlon <p>Dartmouth President Phillip Hanlon joins us tomorrow to discuss changes and challenges at the college during his first year,&nbsp; from a new plan to deal with a sexual assault problem that has drawn federal scrutiny, to Hanlon’s plans to expand graduate programs and deal with the ongoing issue of affordability.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p><ul><li><strong>Philip Hanlon – </strong>Dartmouth alum of the Class of ’77, award-winning math professor at University of Michigan and current president of Dartmouth College.</li></ul> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:00:01 +0000 The Exchange 51894 at http://nhpr.org Dartmouth College's President, Philip Hanlon Should The U.S. Adopt A "Right To Be Forgotten" Online? http://nhpr.org/post/should-us-adopt-right-be-forgotten-online <p>Even the least tech-savvy among us has probably built up some kind of an online “past”, whether through photos on Facebook, or a mention in a newspaper article, or public documents- from arrests to divorce to debt.&nbsp; On one hand, this 'permanent record' can be a great benefit for potential employers and others curious about us, providing a sense of our job history, personal life, and accomplishments all with one Google search. At the same time, though, mistakes, embarrassing photographs, or other indiscretions are also cataloged, seemingly forever. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:00:51 +0000 The Exchange 51870 at http://nhpr.org Should The U.S. Adopt A "Right To Be Forgotten" Online? Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 11, 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/friday-nh-news-roundup-july-11-2014 <p>We're covering the top stories of the week: a U.S. Supreme court decision on buffer zones around Massachusetts Abortion clinics, the state’s fire Marshal considering a ban on certain types of fireworks, and the Division of Motor Vehicles' temporary stop to “vanity” plates, following a debate over free-speech.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:00:56 +0000 The Exchange 51737 at http://nhpr.org Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 11, 2014 New N.H. Housing Report: Demographics & Housing Mismatch http://nhpr.org/post/new-nh-housing-report-demographics-housing-mismatch <p>A new report finds that with shifting New Hampshire demographics, household incomes and lifestyles, our housing stock soon won’t fit us anymore. And it predicts this infrastructure ‘mismatch” could be a drag on future economic growth. We’ll find out more, and what its authors say might create a more balanced housing market.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p><ul><li><strong>Dean Christon – </strong>executive director of the <a href="http://www.nhhfa.org/">New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority</a></li><li><strong>Dennis Delay– </strong>economist at the <a href="http://www.nhpolicy.org/">New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies</a> and co-author of a new three-part report commissioned by the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority.</li><li><strong>Paul Morin</strong> – president of <a href="http://www.tarkka.com/about_us">Tarkka Homes</a>. He is actively involved with the <a href="http://www.hbranh.com/en/">Home Builders and Remodelers Association of NH</a>. He regularly testifies before the N.H. Legislature on issues relating to the industry.</li><li><strong>Russ Thibeault - </strong>president of <a href="http://www.aernh.com/index.htm">Applied Economic Research</a>, an economic and real estate consulting firm in Laconia, the report’s other co-author.</li></ul><p><strong>* You can find more information about NHHFA's report <a href="http://www.nhhfa.org/housing-data-needs.cfm">here</a>.</strong></p><p></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:00:51 +0000 The Exchange 46399 at http://nhpr.org New N.H. Housing Report: Demographics & Housing Mismatch 2014's SCOTUS Rulings: What You Need To Know http://nhpr.org/post/2014s-scotus-rulings-what-you-need-know <p>A flurry of rulings by the country’s highest court last week addressed some major issues:&nbsp; religious freedom and labor rights, as well as digital privacy and the extent of police and presidential power. We're examining how these decisions might affect future debates and what they say about the Court itself.</p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:00:06 +0000 The Exchange 51448 at http://nhpr.org 2014's SCOTUS Rulings: What You Need To Know Summer Camp: An Antidote To 'Helicopter Parenting?' http://nhpr.org/post/summer-camp-antidote-helicopter-parenting <p>We talk with author Michael Thompson, who argues in his new book that kids need summer camp more than ever.&nbsp; With today’s over-scheduled and over-protected children, Thompson says summer camp remains one of the few places where kids have to rough it, stretch their boundaries, and conquer the challenges of the great-outdoors.</p><p></p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:00:46 +0000 The Exchange 51290 at http://nhpr.org Summer Camp: An Antidote To 'Helicopter Parenting?' Revisiting The American Revolution: Nathaniel Philbrick's "Bunker Hill" http://nhpr.org/post/revisiting-american-revolution-nathaniel-philbricks-bunker-hill <p>In a new book, acclaimed historian Nathaniel Philbrick offers the untold back-story to this battle, which he calls the tipping point of the American Revolution.&nbsp; He introduces us to little-known but vitally important characters in this drama, who did much of the heavy lifting of the Revolution in Boston, while the founding fathers were far from the scene, in Philadelphia.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 32620 at http://nhpr.org Revisiting The American Revolution: Nathaniel Philbrick's "Bunker Hill" Why Law Schools Are Facing An Enrollment Problem http://nhpr.org/post/why-law-schools-are-facing-enrollment-problem <p>After years of a so-called “lawyer bubble”, with firms expanding rapidly – these days, many new graduates struggle to get a job in the legal profession.&nbsp; In response, law school enrollment numbers are plummeting, leading some to scale back their operations and many to re-think the best way to deliver that juris doctorate.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 41633 at http://nhpr.org Why Law Schools Are Facing An Enrollment Problem