On Second Thought For Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Jan 2, 2018

The U.S. ranks worst among economically developed countries in maternal deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, at least 700 mothers die every year; and black women face the greatest risk. A recent investigation by ProPublica and NPR examines racial disparity in maternal deaths. We talk with NPR Special Correspondent Renee Montagne, who has reported in Atlanta for this series.

Henry Rollins is a man who wears many hats. Perhaps best known as the frontman for the legendary 80s punk band Black Flag, Rollins now boasts a prolific career across radio, television, and the live stage. We catch up with Henry Rollins ahead of an appearance at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta on Sunday [Jan. 7th].

And, a Texas-based bitcoin network called Coinsource has installed 18 new ATM machines in Atlanta. Now, if you wonder just what the heck bitcoin is then you’re not alone. We break down what it means with Emory University finance professor Tom Smith.