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August 10, 2017

Democracy in Crises: The Fire and The Fury

August 10, 2017 - Democracy In Crises - We hosted the newest edition of Democracy in Crisis! I talked with co-host Baynard Woods about the the now present specter of nuclear war and Trumps latest comments on the situation with North Korea. Democracy in Crisis is produced by Calvin Perry. 
November 17, 2014
When the United States Spoke French

Dr. Francois Furstenberg’s ‘When the United States Spoke French: Five Refugees who Shaped a Nation’

November 14, 2014 - Segment 4 - We speak to Dr. Francois Furstenberg about his new book 'When the United States Spoke French'. The book follows a group of French émigrés who fled the French Revolution and settled in Philadelphia, where they integrated into some of the most exalted political and financial networks of the young nation.
November 17, 2014
Climate Change at the G20

Analyzing the Historic U.S.-China Climate Change Agreement

November 14, 2014 - Segment 3 - We discuss the historic climate change agreement announced today between President Obama and China's President Xi Jinping, in which both countries vowed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades.
November 25, 2013
National Insecurity: Cost of American Militarism by Mel Goodman

Mel Goodman’s “National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism”

November 21, 2013 - Segment 3 - We talk with Mel Goodman, Director of the National Security Project at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, and a former Soviet analyst at the CIA and the Department of State, about his new book National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism.
November 7, 2013
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: A homeless man sleeps under an American Flag blanket on a park bench on September 10, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. As of June 2013, there were an all-time record of 50,900 homeless people, including 12,100 homeless families with 21,300 homeless children homeless in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

Measuring Poverty: Does the United States Need An Update?

November 5, 2013 - Segment 3 - We discuss poverty in the U.S. and how it is measured, with Jennifer Jones Austin, Michael Reisch, David Shipler, and Luis Larin.
September 6, 2013
Syria

Syria: Do We Have An Obligation To Intervene?

September 6, 2013 - Segment 1 - We continue our coverage and analysis on Syria and ask the question: what should the United States' response to Syria be?