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Hour 1: As part of KERA’s One Crisis Away initiative, we’ll talk this hour about how Dallas will tackle poverty with Larry James, the man Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings chose to lead the city’s poverty task force.
Hour 2: Business leaders say that failing isn’t really such a bad thing if you learn from your mistakes. We’ll find out how to make the most out of failure with Megan McArdle, whose new book is The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success.
Hour 1: In the last 500 million years, there have been five mass extinctions on Earth. And some scientists are saying we should prepare for the next one. We’ll speak with New Yorker staff writer, Elizabeth Kolbert, about her new book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History.
Hour 2: Pope Francis is facing challenges after, Pope Benedict XVI, resigned in 2013. We’ll talk this hour with, Antony Thomas, director of Secrets of the Vatican, a Frontline special that airs Tuesday on KERA TV.
Hour 1: More than 300 journalists have been killed since 2006, the year the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution that was supposed to make their jobs safer. We’ll talk this hour with Eric Matthies, director of Killing the Messenger: The Deadly Cost of News.
Hour 1: New parents know their lives will be turned upside down when a baby enters the picture. We’ll talk this hour about how children reshape their parents’ lives with Jennifer Senior, author of All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood (Ecco).
Hour 2: How much do the communities we live in create or deny opportunities? We’ll find out this hour speaking with Rutgers University law professor David Dante Troutt, author of The Price of Paradise: The Costs of Inequality and a Vision for a More Equitable America.
Hour 1: We’ll talk this hour about the people making money from our changing planet with McKenzie Funk, author of Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming. Funk is in town to talk to the World Affairs Council of Dallas-Fort Worth tonight.