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  • Latin Roots: Essential Salsa Songs #music #news

    Latin Roots: Essential Salsa Songs : World Cafe

    npr.org 11 Sep '14, 4pm

    series today. We went back to our correspondents and tasked them with choosing the essential songs in different genres of Latin music. What songs do you need to know or have in your collection? We start the series off with Grammy-winning record producer Aaron Luis Levinson and a passi...

  • Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System : The Salt

    npr.org 20 Aug '14, 1pm

    A new crop of farmers is trying to change that. Just as property developers build up when they can't build out, so, too, are these agricultural pioneers. Vertical farming is taking hold across Singapore — not only in greenhouses in the vanishing countryside but also on rooftops in the...

  • Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

    Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System : The Salt

    npr.org 20 Aug '14, 11am

    A new crop of farmers is trying to change that. Just as property developers build up when they can't build out, so, too, are these agricultural pioneers. Vertical farming is taking hold across Singapore — not only in greenhouses in the vanishing countryside but on rooftops in the hear...

  • Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System : The Salt

    npr.org 20 Aug '14, 6pm

    A new crop of farmers is trying to change that. Just as property developers build up when they can't build out, so, too, are these agricultural pioneers. Vertical farming is taking hold across Singapore — not only in greenhouses in the vanishing countryside but also on rooftops in the...

  • Singapore Gays Rally To Counter Opposition

    npr.org 28 Jun '14, 12pm

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Thousands of gay rights activists gathered in downtown Singapore on Saturday for an annual rally that came under unprecedented criticism from religious conservatives, with one influential Christian pastor calling on the government to ban the event. Previous Pink Dot r...

  • Urban Farms Build Resilience Within #Singapore’s Fragile Food System Maureen Pao,

    National Public Radio : News & Analysis, World, US, Music & Arts

    npr.org 20 Aug '14, 4pm

    Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System Tiny Singapore imports almost all its food. From gardens on deserted car parks to vertical farms in the vanishing countryside, a movement is afoot to help boost its agricultural production.

  • Former Banker Could Help Feds Learn More About Swiss Accounts

    npr.org 12 Jan '14, 1am

    Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. DAVID GREENE, HOST: A Swiss banker has pleaded not guilty to charges that he helped thousands of Americans evade paying their taxes. Raoul Weil was one of the top m...

  • Monday Political Mix: Bitcoin In Congress' Spotlight: Congress holds a hearing on virtual currencies like Bitc...

    Monday Political Mix: Bitcoins In Congress' Spotlight : It's All Politics

    npr.org 18 Nov '13, 1pm

    For instance, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on Monday takes up the somewhat baffling issue of virtual currencies like Silk Road and Bitcoin in a hearing titled "Beyond Silk Road: Potential Risks, Threats, and Promises of Virtual Currencies." Meanwhile, the full...

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