May 2021

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Arizona State Capitol building
The proposal for a new state budget agreed to by GOP legislative leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to officially be unveiled May 24 in the form of a set of bills. But behind the scenes, leadership is still trying to convince some rank-and-file Republicans to support the package.
May 24, 2021
BBC look-ahead graphic
This week, the World Health Organization is holding its annual world health assembly. To talk about that and some of the other key global stories in the coming week, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Audrey Tinline.
May 24, 2021
cactus leather bag
Fast fashion is known to be unsustainable and detrimental to the environment. Armed with this knowledge, Arizona State University fashion graduate Remington Reble is exploring a truly green alternative: cactus leather.
May 21, 2021
ASU Hayden Library entrance
Zines, the small, self-published mini-magazines, have been around for decades. Often tied to various subcultures, zines gained massive popularity In the ‘70s and ‘80s with the rise of the punk scene. But zines are so much more than music-fan writings.
May 21, 2021
Arizona 2018 Elections: Kyrsten Sinema - U.S. Senate
Congress is again working to try to solve the problems at the border; one proposal comes from Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) and John Cornyn (R-Texas). Among other provisions, the bill would aim to improve the process for asylum seekers and open up regional processing centers to better manage the flow of migrants.
May 21, 2021
David Lujan and Christine Jones
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with former congressional candidate Christine Jones and David Lujan of Children’s Action Alliance.
May 21, 2021
Jonathan Nez
The Navajo Nation just became the biggest Native American tribe in the country. The status comes after a big effort by the tribe to enroll and fix their records as they attempted to give out federal COVID-19 relief money last year. The Show spoke with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.
May 20, 2021
The global sensation boy band BTS has broken barriers no other Korean pop group has. And they are getting ready to drop their second fully English single.
May 20, 2021
barbara vandenburgh
The summer reading season is almost upon us, with Memorial Day only a week or so away. During the pandemic, many people consumed more books than usual, so publishers, booksellers, and critics alike are all curious about how that might affect what and how much we read over the next few months.
May 20, 2021
Covid vaccine
Sam Kean is a science writer and host of the podcast "The Disappearing Spoon." The Show spoke with him, who explained the story of the world’s first vaccine, and how it was distributed, in the 19th century.
May 20, 2021