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America’s $2 Trillion Medical Problem – and the Consumer-Driven Cure  June 25, 2007

Should your health care decisions be yours, or should your treatment options be decided by health insurance companies? We’ll examine the current state of the American heath care system with Regina Herzlinger, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author …

Foreign Policy’s “2007 Failed States Index”  June 25, 2007

According to Foreign Policy Magazine and the Fund for Peace, “few encouraging signs emerged in 2006 to suggest that the world is on a path to greater peace and stability.” What makes a country stable? What factors signify a country …

Starting Over – Refugees in America  June 22, 2007

What’s it like to leave your homeland to seek asylum in the United States? Wednesday, June 20th marked the 7th Annual World Refugee Day as established by the United Nations General Assembly. We’ll discuss the challenges of refugee resettlement this …

Revolutionary Wealth: How it will be Created and How it will Change Our Lives  June 21, 2007

What does the future hold for our nation and for the economy? Renowned futurist Alvin Toffler, with wife and co-author Heidi Toffler, just released their most recent book in paperback. He’ll join us this hour to discuss “Revolutionary Wealth: How …

Ethics with the Ethics Guy  June 21, 2007

What do you do when you see someone accidentally drop a $20 bill? Do you pick it up and keep it or return it to the person? Say you find out that your neighbor’s wireless network is unprotected and you …

Blogging the Bible  June 20, 2007

Have you read the Bible lately? Slate’s Deputy Editor David Plotz has. Plotz set out a year ago to read the entire Bible and blog about it along the way. He’ll join us this hour to discuss his “Blogging the …

Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home  June 20, 2007

What happens to women who make the difficult decision to leave their careers behind to stay at home and raise children? How hard is it for them to re-enter the workforce years later? We’ll examine the challenges and implications of …

Legality and the Presidency – 35 Years After Watergate  June 19, 2007

Thirty-five years ago, a break-in at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters at the Washington D.C. Watergate Hotel spelled the beginning of the end for President Richard Nixon. What have we learned about the power of the Presidency in years since? …

Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life  June 19, 2007

Who was Harriet Tubman? She was an escaped slave, lumberjack, laundress, raid leader, nurse, fund-raiser, cook, abolitionist, intelligence agent, and most-famously -Underground Railroad organizer. We’ll remember Tubman this hour with biographer, Beverly Lowry, author of the new book “Harriet Tubman: …

The Erosion of Free Expression in the American Workplace  June 18, 2007

Your employer sets the goals, work hours, and even dress code for the office environment. But how much control should companies have over your freedom of speech? Vanderbilt University Professor Bruce Barry will join us this hour to explore the …

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