Texas Standard for January 24, 2017

Another twist in a six-year legal battle over voter ID. Was the controversial Texas law crafted with the intent to discriminate? And: For some 70 years, the U.S. has been at the forefront of pushing liberal democracy as a way to maintain peace and order around the world. That status quo potentially upended by a policy labeled “America First”. What’s in a name? Some say a toxic history. We’ll explore. Also: Help wanted in solving an economic mystery. Who’s filling the fastest growing jobs in the country? Hint – not men. Researchers think they’ve discovered one reason why. Those stories and a whole lot more, check your watches, it’s Texas Standard time:

By Texas StandardJanuary 24, 2017 11:39 am