All Things Considered for March 21, 2014
Mar 21, 2014 — President Obama met Friday with executives from several high-profile tech companies worried over government surveillance practices, a topic that scrambles the usual political landscape.
Mar 21, 2014 — Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and Russia, the GOP position on poverty issues and the approaching deadline for ACA enrollment.
Mar 21, 2014 — Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel read letters from listeners about the Mexican War of Independence and responses to the claim that American parents are too overprotective.
Mar 21, 2014 — A U.S. Education Department report finds what it calls a pattern of punitive policies and educational neglect that disproportionately hurt black, Latino and Native American students in public schools.
Mar 21, 2014 — Greece's economy is expected to rebound this year. But for one couple living in Athens, things don't feel better.
Mar 21, 2014 — Russia's actions in Ukraine have brought NATO's mission into much clearer focus. The military alliance now faces a political crisis in its own backyard, in Eastern Europe and the Baltics.
Mar 21, 2014 — Europe has been trying to reduce its energy dependence on Russia for years. The crisis in Crimea has given the effort a greater sense of urgency.
Mar 21, 2014 — As e-cigarettes become popular, bosses and others continue to mull over the pros and cons of letting workers vape on the job. Are e-cigs a polluting gateway to tobacco, or do they help smokers quit?
Mar 21, 2014 — The profile of the judiciary has already changed significantly under the president, especially when it comes to the number of African-Americans, Hispanics and Asian-Americans he's appointed.
Mar 21, 2014 — The New York Knicks were once a marquee NBA franchise; now, they're a dysfunctional mess. How do you save the Knicks? Bring in Phil Jackson, of course. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis discusses the hire.