HearSay Programming August 21 - August 24


Entrepreneurship in Hampton Roads
Monday, August 21, 2017

17.8 million people in the United States are working on launching roughly 9.5 million businesses, but the failure rate of startups is increasing. What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? The creative minds at StartWheel have the answer. An online resource for business owners, StartWheel is on a mission to centralize and mobilize efforts that foster the growth of the regional innovation economy. Call us at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240 and share your comments.


Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Are you familiar with the term "doxing"
To "dox" means to breach one's anonymity and it's been done frequently online in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, VA. Rally participants have been exposed on social media and, as a result, been ridiculed, fired, and even disowned. We want your opinion: Is it an ethical move? Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and join us live with your calls at 440-2665.


An American Autocracy?
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

In June, Senator Bernie Sanders issued a warning that the U..S. is creeping towards authoritarianism under the Trump administration, but does President Trump posess the hallmarks of an Autocrat? Today we'll explore the shape of modern authoritarian rule and consider whether or not President Trump is really consolidating power around himself, or if elevated media coverage is just making it appear that way.


Public Housing Crisis
Thursday, August 24, 2017

The United States is experiencing a public housing crisis exacerbated by privatization policies and long-term inattention. In Hampton Roads, the City of Norfolk continues to debate whether to demolish some of its public housing in the St. Paul's area. Today, we'll explore the potential impacts of the decision on Norfolk's residents.We'll also check in with Mal Vincent and find out what's going on this week in Mal's World. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.