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How Have Major ‘Paradigm Shifts’ Changed Houston And What’s Next?

Posted on · We talk with Dr. Gene Preuss, professor at University of Houston-Downtown and professor Scott Sonenshein from Rice University about what major paradigm shifts would make Greater Houston a better place to live.

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Full Show: Houston’s Response To Charlottesville Violence, And Major Paradigm Shifts In Houston’s Past And Future (Aug. 14, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We hear reactions to Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Va. Then, we discuss examples of how life in Houston has changed dramatically in the past -- and what are some ways you'd like to see it change in the future?

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Stretch: The Power of Doing More with Less

Posted on · (Above: Rice University management professor Scott Sonenshein is the author of “Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less — and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined.” (Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media) Doing more with less — we’ve all been there. Whether it’s at our jobs or in our family budgets, most of us have experienced […]

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CERAWeek Conference and Wind Energy in Texas: Thursday’s Show (March 9, 2017)

Posted on · (Photo: Travis Bubenik, Houston Public Media) It’s CERAWeek. The annual energy conference chaired by Cambridge Energy Research Associates co-founder Daniel Yergin features a sort of who’s-who for the energy industry meeting and discussing a variety of energy-related topics. This year, those topics include Russia’s energy future and adapting to the “new energy era.” Attendees include […]

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Developments in Houston Transportation, and Trains in Houston: Monday’s Show (March 6, 2017)

Posted on · From time to time on Houston Matters, we like to check in with News 88.7 beat reporters on developments taking place surrounding the subjects they cover. Today, we talk with News 88.7 transportation reporter Gail Delaughter about a number of transportation issues, ideas, and projects — including bike trail expansion, the Rice Village parking plan, […]