faith

NHPR

The Democrats hoping to win their party’s nomination for president represent the most diverse field in history. Along with age, race, and sexual orientation, the candidates also come with a broad range of religious and spiritual beliefs. As they make their way across New Hampshire, some candidates are talking about those beliefs in ways Democrats usually don’t.

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Fox on the Town/ Eric McDonald/ Rove/ Riverview Sound

When First Unto This Country/ Jerry Garcia & David Grisman/ Not For Kids Only/ Acoustic Disc

If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song)/ Nanci Griffith/ Other Voices, Too (A Trip Back To Bountiful)/ Elektra Records

When The Curfew Blows/ Joel Rafael Band/ Woodeye: Songs Of Woody Guthrie/ Nine Yards Records

Hope Dies Last/ John McCutcheon/ This Fire- Politics, Love, And Other Small Miracles/ Sony Legacy

Word of Mouth for 01.14.12

Jan 13, 2012
Photo by Lockhart Steele, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons

Part 1: Political Red Herrings

Absent tight races or sex scandals, pundits, op-eds and media-makers occasionally flirt with tantalizing uncertainties to liven things up. Salon news editor Steve Kornacki wrote about five of the biggest non-stories you’ll hear far too much of during campaign 2012 - none of which (he says) will amount to a hill of beans.

Part 2: Ten Revolutionary Tea-Parties you weren’t invited to