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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

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

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

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

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: 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?