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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Furistic Spin on the Next Global Conflict

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Military analyst P.W. Singer and national security analyst August Cole, look at what the next global conflict may be in their thriller, Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Disruption in Business and Its Profound Consequences

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

In a collection of articles drawn from The Economist's Schumpeter column, Adrian Wooldridge's new book looks at the causes and consequences of the disruption in business. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Vigilantes Who Fight Mexican Drug Cartels, and a Futuristic Look Into Global Conflict

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Gary Hart on our distorted national interest. Matthew Heinemen on his film "Cartel Land." P.W. Singer and August Cole on Ghost Fleet. And Adrian Wooldridge on The Great Disruption. 

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Fading American Republic

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Former Colorado Senator, Gary Hart's book, The Republic of Conscience, looks at the growing gap between our current political landscape and the principles of the U.S. Constitution.

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All Things Considered

Cruz: States Have 'No Obligation' To Accept Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Monday, June 29, 2015

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz about the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.

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Could Supreme Court Decision Lead To Death Of The Gerrymander?

Monday, June 29, 2015

More than a half-dozen other states could implement independent redistricting commissions in the wake of the court's decision Monday to uphold Arizona's commission.

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All Things Considered

Dominican Deportations Reach Crisis Levels, Haitian President Says

Monday, June 29, 2015

Haitian President Michel Martelly claims his country has accepted 14,000 people from the Dominican Republic. But the Dominican government claims official deportations won't begin until August.

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All Things Considered

Supreme Court Approves Arizona Redistricting Commission

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of independent commissions in the states as an alternative to having state legislatures draw lines for congressional districts.

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All Things Considered

NBC Dumps Donald Trump Over Comments On Mexican Immigrants

Monday, June 29, 2015

NBC severs ties with Donald Trump over his derogatory remarks about Mexicans.

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Supreme Court Places A Stay On Abortion Law In Texas

Monday, June 29, 2015

If the Supreme Court refuses to hear the case, the stay will be lifted and a controversial 2013 law will take effect. The law places new requirements on abortion providers.

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NBCUniversal Is Cutting Ties With Donald Trump

Monday, June 29, 2015

The media company is ending its business relationship with the presidential hopeful after comments he made about Mexican immigrants.

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The Takeaway

Your Take: Patriotic Places

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Takeaway wants to hear from you!

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The Takeaway

Time Running Out for Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, June 29, 2015

As Secretary of State John Kerry negotiates with his Iranian counterparts in Vienna, one former Iranian negotiator weighs in on the prospects for a nuclear deal.

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The Takeaway

SCOTUS Issues Major Rulings on Death Penalty, Environment

Monday, June 29, 2015

Eric Citron, a former clerk to Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Elena Kagan and a guest contributor to SCOTUS blog, explains what you need to know.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Big Week for The Baritone in Chief

Monday, June 29, 2015

Slate's John Dickerson joins us to recap President Obama's busy week, from singing "Amazing Grace" at a eulogy in Charleston to seeing Obamacare survive the Supreme Court.

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Supreme Court Backs Arizona's Redistricting Commission Targeting Gridlock

Monday, June 29, 2015

Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission was formed 15 years ago, after voters took the power to redraw districts away from the state's Legislature.

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MAP: Lethal Injection By Far The Most Popular Execution Method In U.S.

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 against death row inmates, saying states may continue using midazolam to execute prisoners.

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The Takeaway

Violence Sweeps Through Tunisia, France & Kuwait

Monday, June 29, 2015

Alexander Evans, the coordinator of an United Nations Security Council expert team focusing on extremist groups, weighs in on the recent violence seen around the world.

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The Takeaway

Default Looms Over Greece

Monday, June 29, 2015

After a state of emergency was announced over the weekend, banks in Greece will be closed until July 6 as Greece tries to make a deal to restructure its debt before a deadline tomorrow.

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The Takeaway

Why Militants Join Boko Haram

Monday, June 29, 2015

How and why do militants join terrorist groups like Boko Haram? One reporter got an inside look.

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