Travel the musical centuries with me as we visit the solace of early music from British composer John Dowland and end with a 21st century work that combines the indie noise rock of Deerhoof performed by Ensemble Dal Niente.

Political reporter Doug Thompson returns to give analysis of the first half of this year's Democratic National Convention. We also hear from John Tullis, a U of A professor and a committee member developing new recommendations for the International Panel on Climate Change. And, we get highlights from a forum held yesterday in Fayetteville on the issue of diagnosing and treating mental health issues in the Marshallese community.

Governor Asa Hutchinson says he's proposing a results-based formula for funding higher education.

MUSIC: "Sabre Dance" The Jokers

DNC Reaches Halfway Point

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After two nights, the Democratic National Convention is halfway done.  As we did last week with the Republican National Convention, we ask Doug Thompson from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette for observations.

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Therapists, social workers, scientists and community advocates gathered at the UAMS Northwest campus Tuesday in Fayetteville to hear research scientists Nia Aitaoto and Andrew Subica discuss Pacific Islander mental health issues and cultural competency. 

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Jason Tullis, an associate professor at the University of Arkansas, will be one of a very few American researchers at a meeting in Belarus next month.

In American pianist Simone Dinnerstein's 2015 release Broadway-Lafayette she celebrates the transatlantic connection between the United States and France. Hear her rendering of Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major alongside Philip Lasser's The Circle and the Child Concerto plus a Massanet suite and new music from Roomful of Teeth coming up from 8-10 p.m. on KUAF.

Stream the entirety of this show on demand with these links for a limited time.

Roby Brock talks with John Brummett about some of the surprises so far in this year's presidential election. We talk with Farai Chideya about her book, "The Episodic Career" and about what it might mean for one to change jobs throughout their life. And, we get a song from Willi Carlisle, who will release his debut EP this weekend in Fayetteville.

The July report for sales tax in the four largest cities in northwest Arkansas shows an increase over the same report in 2015.

MUSIC: "White Snow in Spring" Wu Man

Brummett on 2016 Politics

Jul 26, 2016
Talk Business and Politics

Johnn Brummett, a political writer for the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, talks with Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics about the latest in the unpredictable 2016 election.

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