Virginia Insight

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Virginia Insight is WMRA's own call-in talk show and represents a key element of our commitment to serve you with dynamic discussions on topics that matter to our community. From politics to culture, technology to religion, entertainment to relationships, Virginia Insight inspires understanding.

Virginia Insight is broadcast every Monday and Thursday at 3 pm, before All Things Considered.  An encore broadcast from the week is featured every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm, following A Prairie Home Companion.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Shakespeare-Based Leadership

What do a handful of officers in the British Royal Navy... several dozen lawyers across Virginia... and hundreds of federal employees across America all have in common?

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Virginia Insight
4:02 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

School Food

Remember much about cafeteria food from your days in K through 12?

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Virginia Insight
4:02 pm
Mon January 23, 2012

Ethics in Political Journalism

Heard any good political news lately? Perhaps we should explain... By good we are talking about quality reporting that is in-depth, helpful, and reliable.

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Virginia Insight
3:57 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Clash of Cultures... Clash of Ideas

All that turmoil going on in the Arab world, with efforts to put religion in charge of government, just doesn’t seem to make much sense, does it?

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Virginia Insight
4:05 pm
Mon January 16, 2012

2012 General Assembly - Now In Session

Virginia’s state lawmakers are now back in session. What might they do that will affect you?

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Virginia Insight
4:41 pm
Thu January 12, 2012

A "Fair" Tax?

Proponents call it the "Fair Tax."

But just how fair would it be to replace all federal taxes with a 23% sales tax?

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Virginia Insight
4:38 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

The Status of the War on Drugs

This program was rebroadcast Monday, March 5th.

Two friends who are both constitutional scholars told us they are ready to debate each other on the status of the war on drugs.

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Virginia Insight
4:14 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

The Hidden Costs of Unemployment

Congress recently heard about the work of two Virginia economists looking into the economic, social, and emotional costs of unemployment.

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Virginia Insight
4:36 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

Trout Health and You

What does the health of a small fish have to do with you?

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Virginia Insight
4:24 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

The Nurse Practitioner

Try to get in to see a doctor lately... How long did it take?

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