Skip Navigation
on:

NCPR is supported by:

Become a Commentator:
North Country Public Radio is always looking for new voices and new views. If you are interested in writing and recording a commentary for use on-air, e-mail Martha Foley to arrange an audition.


Commentary
Apr 18, 2014 — Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
Apr 18, 2014 — In a new paper, biologists suggest that religion evolved in our prehistoric past through processes by which serving one's family and larger social group become synonymous with serving God.
Apr 16, 2014 — The right person can make all the difference in your life. Marcelo Gleiser has benefitted from more than one mentor in his life. Now he gives his time to others and encourages you to do the same.
Apr 15, 2014 — The human experience of sacredness transcends debates about atheism and religion, says astrophysicist Adam Frank. So where does the sacred live and what does it point to?
Apr 14, 2014 — What does the data you generate every day reveal about who you are? Commentator Tania Lombrozo wonders where to draw the line between reasonable inferences and violations of privacy.

Commentary: Explaining Oneself

How would you explain your life to a total stranger? It wouldn't be easy, especially to someone who has never visited the North Country. A near miss with national media this week got commentator Betsy Kepes thinking.  Go to full article

Commentary: Omaha Beach Cemetery

Commentator Paul Willcott recalls a visit to the cemetery at Omaha Beach, Normandy.  Go to full article

Commentary: Doggie Day Care

Commentator Elle Garrell Berger tells us why parents aren't the only ones seeking reliable, affordable day care.  Go to full article

Commentary: Running the Ottawa Marathon

It's been four days since Commenator Betsy Kepes ran in the Ottawa Marathon--and she can almost walk down a flight of stairs without wincing in pain. Was it worth it?...  Go to full article

Commentary: Common Mental Health Advice

Commentator Paul Willcott is skeptical about some common mental health advice--he suggests putting some emotions back in the bottle.  Go to full article

Commentary: That Overly-familiar Feeling

Proper etiquette seems to be a lost art, according to commentator Paul Willcott.  Go to full article

Commentary: Ten-Minute Tasks

Commentator Elle Garrell Berger offers her thoughts on ten-minute tasks.  Go to full article

Commentary: Celebrating Spring

Commentator Paul Willcott has a suggestion for celebrating the first day of spring.  Go to full article

Commentary: Spring Skiing in Vermont

The joys of spring skiing in Vermont from commentator Betsy Kepes.  Go to full article

Commentary: Enjoying the Long Commute North

Writer Paul Willcott tells us why he doesn't mind the 300-mile commute from New York City to Saranac Lake.  Go to full article

« first  « previous 10  312-321 of 332  next 10 »  last »