Former Executive Editor of the New York times, Former Editor in Chief of the Marshall Project and author of What's Prison For? , Bill Keller.


I SEE U, Episode 72: Prisons: A Colossal Waste of Human Potential

Posted on · Former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller stresses rehabilitation over punishment for U.S. prisons and argues that doing nothing to reform the current system feeds a continued cycle of crime, community dysfunction, poverty and hopelessness.

Houston Matters

Chronicling a crisis in American democracy (June 16, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: New York Times correspondent Jonathan Martin discusses his book, This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future. And we visit Juneteenth historical sites in Galveston.

Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Show: Slowing Traffic In Residential Neighborhoods, And Global Migration’s Affect On Houston (Oct. 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A campaign aims to encourage people to slow down in residential neighborhoods. And New York Times senior writer Jason DeParle talks about his years covering poverty and international migration.

Houston Matters

One Year After St. Joseph Shooting: Hospitals Relying More on Armed Security

Posted on · One year ago tomorrow (Aug. 27, 2015), a University of Houston student named Alan Pean was shot while being treated at downtown Houston's St. Joseph Medical Center. Pean was having a psychotic episode when security was summoned to his room in the form of two off-duty HPD officers moonlighting as hospital security. They said Pean […]