City Views

CityViews 4/10/12: Fair Trade/”Sounds from the Lounge:” Joel Brown



Segment 1:

From coffee to handicrafts to flowers, many consumers look for the fair trade label to insure that the producers of these goods in developing countries are not being exploited. But does fair trade really work to lift farmers and artisans out of poverty? On Tuesday, we’ll talk about the practical effects of the fair trade movement.


  • Patrick Byrne,
  • Neelam Chand, Ten Thousand Villages, Utah



Segment 2:

From the divorce of his parents to his own paralysis at age nine, Joel Brown isn’t afraid of putting his vulnerabilities and emotions on display in his music. On Tuesday, the acoustic indie rocker joins us in studio to talk about why being honesty and getting personal matters in his music-making.


  • Joel Brown

You can see Joel Brown, this month’s featured artist in KCPW’s Sounds from the Lounge series.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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