All Things Considered

Weekday Evenings 2-3, 3:30 - 5:30, & 6-7
Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Audie Cornish
Jackie Fortier

Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.




Tue July 5, 2011
Music Reviews

Femi And Seun Kuti Keep Their Father's Rebellious Beat

Femi Kuti and Seun Anikulapo-Kuti.
Julien Mignot; Kelechi Amadiobi Courtesy of Knitting Factory Records

Nigeria's Fela Kuti was the creator of Afrobeat, a funky, brassy, fiercely political style of music that earned a worldwide following before Fela's death in 1997. That following has only grown in the years since, in part because two of Fela's sons, Femi and Seun, carry on the Afrobeat tradition with bands, tours and recordings of their own.

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Tue July 5, 2011

Senate President Shaffer To Challenge 4th CD Rep. Gardner

Colorado General Assembly

State Senator Brandon Shaffer says he'll remain president of the chamber while he challenges freshman Republican Congressman Cory Gardner next year.

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Tue July 5, 2011
Seasonal Farmworkers

Colorado, other Western States to Receive Federal Farmworker Grants

U.S. Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor is awarding nearly $84 million in grants to combat chronic unemployment and underemployment experienced by seasonal farm workers.  Colorado is set to receive more than $1 million of that funding.

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Tue July 5, 2011

In Ranking, Fort Collins-Loveland Area Makes Top Five

city of Fort Collins

According to a new listing, Western cities—including the Fort Collins-Loveland region and Denver—are among the best places to do business in the country.

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Mon July 4, 2011

Do America's Changing Demographics Impact Politics?

Michele Norris talks with Ron Brownstein of National Journal about how the changing U.S. demographics are shifting the political landscape for 2012.