Coming up on Connections: Tuesday, December 12

Dec 11, 2017

Credit https://www.npr.org/series/hanukkah-lights/

First hour: Howard Konar, founder of Common Ground

Second hour: Hanukkah Lights 2017

Is there a way to remove the stain of partisanship from politics? A local developer says yes. Howard Konar is the founder of a nonprofit called Common Ground, and he has written a book that aims to go beyond politics, and offer basic principles. He'll join us to discuss his views and how centrism might be the cure to our polarized political culture.

Then in our second hour, it's Hanukkah Lights 2017. A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features all new Hanukkah stories. written by R.L. Maizes, Lia Pripstein, Elisa Albert, and Ellen Orleans. Read by hosts Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.