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Understanding Cancer, Investigating a University's Human Rights Abuses

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Ken Burns and Barak Goodman discuss their documentary on cancer. 100 recipes from Taiwan. César Aira's micro-approach to fiction. Investigating human rights abuses in Abu Dhabi.
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Recipe: Cathy Erway's Meatball Mochi (Ba-Wan)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

This traditional southern Taiwanese snack incorporates many Taiwanese penchants: a chewy, jellylike starch; a thick, sweetened sauce; and a savory, pork-studded filling. 
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America's Controversial Immigrant Family Detention Camps

Monday, March 23, 2015

When the number of refugees from Central America spiked last summer, the Obama administration announced plans to resume family detention, which it had previously abolished in 2009.
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Patti LuPone Revives Gershwin and Tennessee Williams

Monday, March 23, 2015

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone talks about her return to 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club that she opened nearly 3 years ago.
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Conflict and Contention at the Met

Monday, March 23, 2015

Conflict has defined the past year at the Met. A lockout was narrowly avoided after labor talks stalled this summer.
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Shameful Immigration Policy, The Hidden Side of War

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Obama administration's family detention policy. WWI from the losers' perspectives. Patti LuPone's performances. Conflict at the Met. 
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The Instigators, and Losers, of The First World War

Monday, March 23, 2015

A WWI story from the perspectives of its instigators and losers, the Germans and Austro-Hungarians.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Barney Frank, Kazuo Ishiguro & Frank Bruni!

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week! Barney Frank on his life, Kazuo Ishiguro on his first book in a decade & Frank Bruni on applying to college
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A Baby Plant in a Box... With its Lunch

Friday, March 20, 2015

Today, seed plants make up about 90 percent of the world's flora. But that wasn't always the case.
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Changing the Conversation on Gender Identity and Orientation

Friday, March 20, 2015

Writer and LGBTQI rights activist Joe Wenke, hip hop artist Y-Love, and fashion model Gisele Xtravaganza discuss changing notions of sexual orientation and gender identity. 
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Similar How? The Cultural, and Political, Fights For Generic Drugs.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Uncovering the social, political, and cultural history of generic drugs in America.
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The Mysterious Origins of Monopoly

Friday, March 20, 2015

Many people wrongly attribute the origins of Monopoly to an unemployed Pennsylvanian who sold the game to the Parker Brothers during the Great Depression.
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Change, Similarities, and Monopoly!

Friday, March 20, 2015

Jeremy A. Greene on generic drugs in America. The changing notions of sexual orientation and gender identity. Mary Pilon on Monopoly. Please Explain Seeds!
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Where to Find a Free Meal in New York

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The co-founder of the website Freegan.info explains the world of Freeganism, how they got involved, and how to be an effective Freegan in New York City.
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Andy Summers Recounts the Rise of The Police

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Lead guitarist for The Police Andy Summers talks about the band, his life in Rock & Roll and the new documentary, “Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police.”
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One Man's Trash Is Another's Museum Piece

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Hidden on the second floor of an East Harlem sanitation garage lies one of New York City’s most fascinating art galleries.
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Guest Picks: Andy Summers

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The lead guitarist for The Police tells us what he reads and listens to! 
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The Economic, and Environmental, Catastrophe of Global Food Waste

Thursday, March 19, 2015

As millions of tons of food are being tossed in the garbage, food waste is increasingly being seen as a serious economic and environmental issue.
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Waste an Hour (or Two) With Us

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The growing food waste epidemic. The new pop-up restaurant that uses food scraps. The Treasures in the Trash Museum. Diving for dinner. Andy Summers, lead guitarist for The Police.
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From Food Waste to Fine Dining

Thursday, March 19, 2015

A new Greenwich Village pop-up restaurant, wastED, features a menu devised from leftovers: stems, peelings, rinds and bones. 
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