Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America
"In his book Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America, author George Edwards argues the system may be outdated and irrelevant in today's political climate. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Edwards about how the Electoral College impacts voting in the United States."
The War in Our Own Cities
"Commentator Judy Muller says both presidential candidates have forgotten about the issue of crime in this election. She believes the recent gang-related murder in Los Angeles of a 14-year-old boy riding his bicycle in broad daylight should remind Americans that there's a war going on in our own cities."
Iraq's Arab Neighbors: Syria
"With chaos in Iraq, its neighbor, the mostly secular Syria, has seen social reforms stall amid a revival of Islam."