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NEXT Episode 242: Insights On American Culture For ‘The Immigrant And The Curious’; Outfitting Triple-Deckers To Curb Climate Change

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Robin Lubbock
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Two triple-deckers that were recently renovated with energy efficiency in mind on Stanton Street in Worcester

Through fresh eyes, there’s a lot that’s unusual about American life and culture; from bloated wallets and giant cars to the emphasis on self. This week on New England News Collaborative's weekly podcast NEXT, writer Roya Hakakian shares keen observations from her new book “A Beginner’s Guide To America.” Plus, how retrofitting triple-decker houses can help fight climate change. And singer-songwriter Niu Raza blends musical traditions to find her signature sound and a new sense of home.