The Takeaway

Uighur Leader Sentenced to Life in Prison

Monday, September 29, 2014

With the life sentence handed down to Uighur Leader Ilham Tohti, many say the ethnic minority group has now lost the voice of the movement.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Racism, Blindness and Paralysis Could Not Stop the Unrelenting Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk fought for racial equality and for fair treatment of disabled persons, started a political movement to get more jazz on television, and even though half of his body was paralyzed by a stroke, he continued to perform until the day he died.

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FT Big Read

Battle for the boardroom

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Stephen Foley reports from New York on shareholder activists, and why the battle for the boardroom is heating up.



Lhakpa Tsering: Man on Fire

Thursday, October 11, 2012

A boy escapes to a foreign country by himself, on foot, with no money or passport. He grows up to set himself on fire and lives to tell the tale?


Here's The Thing

Robert Lustig

Monday, July 02, 2012

According to Lustig, sugar is as addictive as cocaine, heroin and crack, and it is producing the fattest, least-healthy Americans yet.  

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Here's The Thing

Rob Morris

Monday, February 13, 2012

President and co-founder of Love 146, Rob Morris speaks about how the organization fights to prevent child sex slavery and provide aftercare for its victims.

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