Think: Episode Archives


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    The Differences In Dialects Of English

    If someone says that you’re “quite” attractive, are you offended or pleased? The answer depends on whether you hail from across the pond or not, says Erin Moore, author of “That’s Not English: Britishisms, Americanisms, and What Our English Says About Us.”

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    Fighting Child Trafficking

    This hour, we’ll talk with Alisa Jordheim, executive director of the Justice Society, on how to spot and advocate for the victims of child trafficking.

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    Raising Children With Invisible Disabilities

    This hour, we’ll talk with Linda M. Blum, author of “Raising Generation Rx: Mothering Kids With Invisible Disabilities in an Age of Inequality” about the realities of caring for these children.

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    Money Talks

    When cash talks, what does it say? Kabir Sehgal, author of “Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us” would say that the history of money reveals truths about human nature. This hour, we’ll talk with Sehgal about money, money, money.

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    The Highway To Better Habits

    This hour, we’ll talk about the keys to self-improvement with Gretchen Rubin, author of ‘Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives.’

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    The Robots Are Coming

    We’re training them to clean our floors, babysit our kids and any number of other tasks. This hour, we’ll talk about what else we’re farming out to our bionic buddies with Reason managing editor Katherine Mangu-Ward.

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    A Place Called Jubilee

    The cost of living poor can be staggering: Racking up interest on a payday loan, working for minimum wage, paying fees to cash a check, and eating healthy when groceries are hard to find. This hour, as part of KERA’s One Crisis Away: Inside a Neighborhood initiative, we’ll talk to Courtney Collins, who reported the […]

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    A Future Without Cancer

    The comprehensive PBS series “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” covers the history of the disease. This hour, we’ll talk with the film’s director, Barak Goodman, about the past, present and future of cancer.

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