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'Latino America': The Politics Of A Population Boom

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Latino America. It is very large and growing very fast. How will it move the country?

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A Clarion Call For Democracy In Hong Kong

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

China, democracy and Hong Kong. They're in the streets in Hong Kong with their "Umbrella Revolution." What now?

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How To Avoid A Fully Automated Future

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Nicholas Carr says automation, all over, is turning us into zombies. Out of touch with the world. He's with us.

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Auditing America's Police Force

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Police shootings, cop culture, body cameras. And the big debate over how to protect the public and the police.

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Aristotle And The Invention Of Science

Monday, September 29, 2014

How Aristotle invented science. The great ancient Greek, and life on Earth.

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Peter Thiel Thinks We All Can Do Better

Monday, September 29, 2014

Silicon Valley's Peter Thiel; the entrepreneur, investor and the PayPal co-founder's call for deep invention.

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The Hard And Soft Rules Of Apple Cider

Friday, September 26, 2014

All about hard cider. It's all over these days. And sweet, fresh apple cider, too. We'll look at the history and comeback.

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Week In The News: AG Holder Resigns, UN Tackles Climate, ISIS Advances

Friday, September 26, 2014

Syria airstrikes. Obama at the UN. Climate protests. And Derek Jeter says goodbye. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Real Story Of Playwright Tennessee Williams

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Great American playwright Tennessee Williams' battle for art and sanity - a big new biography brings his story alive.

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Sexual Violence Under ISIS Control

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The news is full of beheadings, but ISIS fighters are now infamous for a campaign of sexual violence. We'll look at the Islamic State's war on women.

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The Educated Sheep Of The Ivy League

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A loud complaint that some top American colleges are turning out "excellent sheep." A sharp critique of the Ivy League.

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Does Chess Still Matter?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A young grandmaster just did the impossible at a top chess tournament. No one paid attention. Does chess still matter?

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End-of-Life Care Needs An Overhaul

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A bipartisan report says medical care at the end of life needs a big overhaul. One bioethicist says, "After 75, no major interventions. Let me go."

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Naomi Klein On 'Capitalism Vs. The Climate'

Monday, September 22, 2014

Big climate protests in New York before a big UN summit. Activist and author Naomi Klein says change the economy or die. She's with us.

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Will President Obama's Plan Stop ISIS?

Monday, September 22, 2014

A tough, critical examination of US plans to take on ISIS. Strategy in the hot seat.

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Author Joseph O'Neill On His New Novel 'The Dog'

Friday, September 19, 2014

Author of "Netherland," novelist Joseph O'Neill is back, with "The Dog," on globalization, capitalism, and self-discovery in Dubai.

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Week In The News: Arming Syrian Rebels, Ebola, Scotland Stays In

Friday, September 19, 2014

ISIS and arming Syrian fighters. Scotland rejects independence. NFL turmoil. US troops and Ebola. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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How Billionaires Are Remaking The World

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Billionaires. We'll look at the super super rich, and their global shaping of our world.

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The Future Of Liberal Zionism

Thursday, September 18, 2014

After a summer of deadly clashes between Gaza and Israel, we talk to Jews on the left and right about the future of liberal Zionism. Some say it's over.

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An Insider's View Of The Bob Dylan Story

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A new take on the life and music of Bob Dylan, from way inside the Dylan story. "Another Side of Bob Dylan."

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