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Iran: The Grand Strategy  June 27, 2007

Is conflict with Iran inevitable? How can already over-stretched U.S. State and Defense Departments strategically deal with Iran? We’ll explore the situation and potential outcomes this hour with Christopher A. Preble, Ph.D., Director of Foreign Policy Studies at the CATO …

1000 Places to See in the USA and Canada Before You Die  June 27, 2007

Are you looking for summer travel-plans, but don’t want to go overseas? What places should be on your life-list to visit? We’ll talk domestic travel this hour with Patricia Schultz, author of “1000 Places to See in the USA and …

The Rise of America’s Accidental Cities  June 26, 2007

Thirty years ago, life in the suburbs still meant tranquility, a slower pace, and insulation from the problems of big cities. Today, those suburbs are among the fastest-growing cities in America. What is fueling the growth and what are the …

The New Science of Weight Loss – and the Myths and Realities of Dieting  June 26, 2007

Why do we get fat and what are the real risks of those extra pounds? New York Times science writer, Gina Kolata, examined America’s obsession with weight loss and found interesting connections to money, politics, and power. Kolata will join …

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 …

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