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StoryCorps 402: Beyond The Front Lines Part I

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

This Veterans Day, honor our men and women in uniform with "Beyond the Frontlines: A StoryCorps Military Voic​​es Special", a one-hour program hosted by StoryCorps founder Dave Isay.

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On Being

Seane Corn — Yoga, Meditation in Action [remix]

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Yoga has infiltrated law schools and strip malls, churches and hospitals. This 5,000-year-old spiritual technology is converging with 21st-century medical science and with many religious and philosophical perspectives. Seane Corn is a renowned yoga teache

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On Being

[Unedited] Seane Corn with Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Yoga has infiltrated law schools and strip malls, churches and hospitals. This 5,000-year-old spiritual technology is converging with 21st-century medical science and with many religious and philosophical perspectives. Seane Corn is a renowned yoga teache

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Re-Stephening Edition

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss the film Obvious Child, a movie that is radically blase about abortion, whether adults should be embarrassed to read Young Adult literature, and the case for bringing Home Economics...

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Life of the Law

On Prison and Pregnancy

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

United States incarcerates six times as many women as it did thirty years ago. Many of these women are already mothers, and four percent of incarcerated women enter prison pregnant. What happens to the babies born in the correctional system?

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Ambivalent Elegy Edition

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the hit TV show Scandal, the new book Provence 1970 with author Luke Barr, and the closing of Blockbuster Video’s last stores.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Huddled Masses and David Plotz's Birthday Gabfest

Friday, February 01, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and special guest William Dobson. This week: Immigration reform and the recent unrest in Egypt. Plus, Emily's NYT Magazine piece on compensating the victims of child pornograp

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Listen to Lucy

Bosses fail the 10-year-old test

Monday, January 14, 2013

Bosses fail the 10-year-old test

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Soundcheck

Rock(abye) Around the Clock

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Everyone pretty much agrees that singing to babies is a good thing. Singing can help strengthen the bond between parent and child; it nurtures brain development; and in fact, women are being taught to sing to their babies while they're still in the womb. Heck, even dogs know that it's important. 

 

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On Being

Seane Corn — Yoga, Meditation in Action [remix]

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Yoga has infiltrated law schools and strip malls, churches and hospitals. This 5,000-year-old spiritual technology is converging with 21st-century medical science and with many religious and philosophical perspectives. Seane Corn is a renowned yoga teache

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On Being

[Unedited] Seane Corn with Krista Tippett

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Yoga has infiltrated law schools and strip malls, churches and hospitals. This 5,000-year-old spiritual technology is converging with 21st-century medical science and with many religious and philosophical perspectives. Seane Corn is a renowned yoga teache

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The Takeaway

A Mother and Her 'Princess Boy'

Monday, October 25, 2010

My Princess Boy – A mom’s story about a young boy who loves to dress up” is a new children’s book which is being used by some schools to prevent bullying and to encourage the acceptance of others who don’t fit into the traditional mainstream.

 

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The Takeaway

Listeners Respond: Having Fewer Kids for Economic Reasons

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

On Monday, we heard the case that a one-child family is the best decision in these tough economic times. But our listeners shared personal accounts from every side of this complex issue. Some of you sang the praises of your larger families, while others gave reasons of natural resources and money to argue that family size should be limited.

Seth from Hoboken called in to say:

I am an only child and I think it's a great thing for parents to decide to have only one kid, because right now we've got too many people with not enough food and not enough water and too many people using oil. So if every two people makes one person, the world will just have less people and there'll be more resources to go around.

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The Takeaway

In a Bad Economy, Opting for an Only Child

Monday, July 12, 2010

Over the course of modern American history, economics have played a role in the number of children parents choose to have. During the Great Depression, for example, 23 percent of families had only one child. And in our current economic recession, 64 percent of women polled by the Guttmacher Institute said they did not plan on having a child now, because they couldn’t afford to. Aside from economics, what are the benefits and drawbacks of limiting family size?

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The New Yorker: Fiction

Junot Diaz reads Edwidge Danticat

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Junot Diaz reads Edwidge Danticat's "Water Child."

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