Think features in-depth interviews with compelling guests, covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and trends to food and wine, travel, adventure and entertainment.
Defending Americans’ Right to Vote October 22, 2012
How do current voter ID laws compare to earlier, 20th Century efforts designed to deny the right to vote to certain populations?
Reading Literature Through Peace and War October 18, 2012
What’s it like to teach classic literature to soldiers?
The Surprising Power of Expectations October 18, 2012
Could expectations have a more tangible effect on our lives than reality?
The Status of Women in the Developing World October 17, 2012
Who is responsible for educating and protecting women and girls like Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani education activist who was shot in the head this week by the Taliban?
The Trouble with Talking Nonsense about the Economy October 17, 2012
Could the way we talk about economics and politics actually be adding to the problem?
Reflections on Our Pets at the End of Their Lives October 16, 2012
What are the practical, ethical, and moral issues we face when a beloved pet nears the end of its life?
Israel and the Possibilities of Peace October 16, 2012
Will peace ever be possible between Israel and its neighbors?
Economics Explained October 15, 2012
Economics and global finance undoubtedly play a huge role in our lives – and in the current political campaigns, but who really understands concepts like sub-prime, private equity, and bond ratings and just what does it all mean?
The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color October 15, 2012
Why does skin color influence our social interactions and how have skin color-based valuations changed over the course of human history?
The Last Viking October 11, 2012
How did one explorer manage to be the first to set foot on both the North and South Poles among other incredible feats and what were the costs, financial and otherwise of his legendary determination?