Streams

Making Black Lives - And Black Homicides - Matter

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The author of "Ghettoside" takes us deep into murder and law enforcement in minority neighborhoods. We want your story.

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The Surprising Science Behind Your Favorite Flavors

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Did our sense of taste make us human? From evolution to culture, a new book explores the science and perception of flavor.

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What 'Free Community College' Means — And What It Could Cost

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The promise of free community college. What it might mean for our economy and our fraying social contract.

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Building A Smarter Team

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

From Silicon Valley to your office, some teams work better - and smarter - than others. We'll look at the surprising reasons why.

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Anti-Austerity Gains Steam In Europe

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A leftist victory in Greece, and anti-austerity pushback across Europe. We'll ask where this goes.

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How To Live Like A Victorian, Right Now

Monday, January 26, 2015

Brush your teeth with soot, stay away from water, wear a steel corset. We'll talk with the author of "How to be a Victorian." Strange ways from another age.

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Transition And Unease In The Arabian Peninsula

Monday, January 26, 2015

Yemen in turmoil, a new king in Saudi Arabia. We'll look at what's next for the Arabian Peninsula. Plus: the President's trip to the Indian subcontinent.

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Impartial Juries In A Media-Soaked Age

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Marathon bombing, the Aurora movie theater shootings, and the challenges of picking an impartial jury.

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Week In The News: State Of The Union, Yemen Crisis, 'DeflateGate'

Friday, January 23, 2015

President Obama comes out swinging in his State of the Union. High level talks in Cuba. Japanese hostages. "American Sniper" controversy. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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New Stories Of Beautiful, Broken Appalachia

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Appalachia now. Celebrated stories from coal country and beyond with writer Ron Rash. He joins us.

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The Legal Logic Of Same-Sex Marriage

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Supreme Court may soon rule up or down on same-sex marriage for the whole nation. We'll look at the legal battle shaping up before the high court.

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Beauty, Art And Millions Of Dollars: The Life And Power Of Helena Rubinstein

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Cosmetics pioneer Helena Rubinstein, and her story of women, beauty, wealth and power.

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The State Of The Union: A Defiant Lame-Duck

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The State of the Union. President Obama's telling. His push. And the GOP reply.

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The Grateful Dead Comes Back

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Grateful Dead, reuniting. We look at the long strange trip of one of the most successful bands in history.

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Tax Reform And The Middle Class

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The president will propose new taxes on the very wealthy and tax breaks for the middle class. We'll lay out the plan and the pushback.

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A Diverse Europe, On Edge

Monday, January 19, 2015

The New York Times' Roger Cohen and Oxford University's Tariq Ramadan on terrorism, Jews and Muslims in Europe, displacement, immigration and the way forward.

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Taking The Temperature On US Race Relations

Monday, January 19, 2015

#BlackLivesMatter, "white privilege," Michael Brown and Eric Garner. On MLK Day, we'll talk truths about race-relations in America now.

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A 'Golden Age' Of Audio Podcasts

Friday, January 16, 2015

The rise of the podcast. What's hot, what's out there and how they're changing what's in our ears.

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Week In The News: French Fall Out, Immigration Reform On Deck, Oscar Nomination Surprises

Friday, January 16, 2015

Paris terror attack fall out. Congress takes on Obama over immigration. Mitt Romney in 2016? Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Way Of Spontaneity

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The art and power of spontaneity, in ancient philosophy, in jazz, in everyday life. We'll look at "Trying Not To Try," the Chinese concept of "Wu-wei", and the completely focused mental state of "flow."

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