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17-09 Segment 1: Post-Election Protests: Can They Make Real Change?

Two political science experts discuss how movements in the past have brought about change and how they compare to the Women's March, the March for Life and the March for Science.

17-09 Segment 2: Sweatshops and Unfair Labor Practices

Corban Addison a law-trained author who uses his books to shine a light on human rights violations talks about the what he found around the world including here in America

17-08 Segment 1: The Funny Side of Philosophy

Authors Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein authors join the show to tell stories, crack jokes, and clarify some of the big ideas of philosophy.

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17-08 Segment 2: Civil Rights History: The March Against Fear

In 1966, Civil Rights pioneer James Meredith set out on The March Against Fear, we talk to historian Ann Bausum about the history and impact of the march.

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17-07 Segment 1: Lessons on the Pursuit of Happiness

Douglas Abrams shares the joy practices and little things that the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu do daily to experience joy regularly.

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17-07 Segment 2: Empowering Your Community to Create Change

Sarah Van Gelder, co-founder of Yes! Magazine, crossed America to see how change is being made at the local level and found examples of community involvement solving big problems

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17-06 Segment 1: History, Not Precedent: America’s Internment Camps

Photo historian Richard Cahan talks about the history of the Japanese internment camps, and why we should look at them as a cautionary tale not as precedent.

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17-06 Segment 2: The Craft and Responsibility of Writing Books for Young Readers

Two authors, one for children and one for young adults, discuss juggling their desire to entertain with the necessity of teaching young people about tough topics.