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Airs Wednesday, October 19, at 8 p.m. Presidential Debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Today we mark a New Year. At my age, I’m never in a hurry for any of my allotted days to pass. But I can’t say I will miss 2015. Violence and misery cropped up far too often, both here and abroad. While I pray for a safer, more peaceful 2016, there is little reason right now to believe it will be. That is the sad truth.

Airs Sunday, December 13, at 6 p.m. "It's about flooding in Tuvalu, it's about landslides in California, and it's about the lose of things like the Great Barrier Reef and kelp forests across the Pacific. So it's all of these things connected." And top address these concerns, on November 30th, political leaders from nearly 200 countries will gather in Paris for a United Nations summit on climate change. The global community has tried before, with limited success, to find ways to limit warming of the planet. Will this time be different?

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain contemplates voter motivations and whether someone status as a grandparent could or should affect someone vote.

Airs Tuesday, February 17, at 8 p.m America's only national broadcast focusing on homelessness and poverty will broadcast live on from Sarasota, Florida over the Red River Radio Network on Tuesday, February 17 starting at 8p.m., CST, until 4 a.m., CST, on Wednesday, February 18.

Call in numbers for the broadcast will be 877-662-6398 If you're housed or homeless and 866-533-8688 If you're homeless, formerly homeless, or afraid you're about to be homeless

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain is tired of those who rally for secession, but his remedy may not be acceptable to all.

Post Hoc Ergo Proctor Hoc ... If you're not sure what it means listen to Commentator Brian O'Nuanain as he explains.

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain joins again this morning and delves deeper into his personal political philosophy.

Airs Tursday, Novemver 20 at 7 p.m. President Obama will address the nation from the White House tonight night at 7 p.m. CT.  He will unveil executive actions on immigration. Red River Radio and NPR News will provide live anchored special coverage hosted by Melissa Block that will include the President's speech and analysis.  Melissa will be joined in studio by Political Correspondent, Mara Liasson; White House Correspondent, Tamara Keith; Senior Washington Editor, Ron Elving; Congressional Reporter, Juana Summers and National Correspondent,  John Burnett will join our coverage from Texas.

Airs Sunday, November 2 at 6 p.m. In November, Louisiana voters head to the polls to decide who will represent them in Washington, D.C. This month, Louisiana Public Square explores what issues matter to the electorate and what the priorities should be for the state's next congressional delegation. Should the focus be on job creation or tax relief? Should more funds go towards coastal restoration or securing the Southern border? And what role should the state's delegation play in the future of the Affordable Care Act?

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