The Conversation: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Jun 7, 2017

Positives of Paris Pullout; Civic Participation in Government; Flux Magazine Goes to Sydney

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Contrarian, Positive View of Paris Agreement Withdrawal: Stuart Scott

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One environmental advocate says that the benefits of the United States withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement may outweigh the costs.

Intro Music: Big Fat Mouth by Arlie

Outro Music: Joan Of Arc by Ricky Reed

Combining the Culinary Arts with Jazz: John Richards

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A program at Kapiolani Community College brings music into the kitchen and food to the stage.  

Intro Music: Frim Fram Sauce from Coolin’aire

Outro Music:  Everything Chef Does is Magic from Coolin’aire

Civil Beat Reality Check

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A U.S. Navy corruption scandal has come home to Hawaii.

Outro Music:  Want You Back by HAIM

Civic Participation May Not Improve Government Outcomes: Neal Milner

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A study from the Brookings Intuition suggests that an involved citizenry may not have a strong impact on improving government outcomes.

Outro Music: The Slow Drag Under by Benjamin Booker

Flux Magazine Takes Hawaii to Sydney: Lisa Yamada

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The local lifestyle magazine Flux took a trip to Sydney, Australia to see how that city’s residents view Hawaii and Hawaiian culture.

Intro Music: You're In Love With a Psycho by Kasabian

Outro Music:  Pair of Jeans by St. Project