The downsides of cars, Leaked Pentagon documents

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Cars and semis pass by a sign in the middle of the interstate highway.
Vehicles travel on Interstate 39/90 on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, in southern Rock County, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

An author shares his book about the ways cars make life worse and how to improve those problems. Then, we learn more about the fallout of Ukraine military documents that leaked from the Pentagon.

Featured in this Show

  • The problems cars cause and how we can make them better

    There are more than 290 million vehicles on the road in the United States, more than one car for every adult. The author of “Carmageddon: How Cars Make Life Worse and What to Do About It” talks about the future of transportation and re-imagining communities that don’t make cars their top priority.

  • FBI arrests suspect in Pentagon document leak

    The FBI on Thursday arrested a 21-year-old air national guardsman suspected of leaking hundreds of classified U.S. intelligence documents, including documents relating to the war in Ukraine. We learn about the leak and how it may affect the war in Ukraine, key U.S. alliances, and more.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Daniel Knowles Guest
  • Ted Gerber Guest

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