Welcome back to “The Stakes,” where this week is all about looking ahead. Coming up on the show today:
Part 1: We take a look at the future of humanitarian aid as producer Kasia Mychajlowycz speaks with Sunita Grote, manager of UNICEF’s Innovation Fund, about how they’re investing in drones to help children around the world.
Part 2: Producer James T. Green talks about the evolution of libraries with Josie Parker of the Ann Arbor District Library — which is lending out way more than books.
Part 3: Producer Mukta Mohan makes a pilgrimage to Maja D'Aoust, a.k.a. the White Witch of The West to find out what the ~ stars ~ have in store for us this year.
Part 4: Poet in residence Marcus Ellsworth is here with a new piece titled "Choose Your Words Wisely."
On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks with a veteran waiter about how he does his job, how much he makes, and why waiters are definitely judging their customers.
Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk about the NCAA tournament and ESPN’s I Hate Christian Laettner. They also discuss all the player movement during NFL free agency, and Bruce Arthur joins to assess the imploding Toronto Maple Leafs.