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Jun 26, 2017

Many American citizens seem to have given up on certain things, things like a good public education or safe food and safe streets, and at times, even in democracy. One scholar and author feels the blame lies with capitalism’s triumph over democracy. That we often seem to go with our gut feeling instead of the facts...


Jun 19, 2017

The American Cancer Society estimates that some 1-point-7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in 2017. The chances for an American male developing cancer is almost 41 percent, while the chances for an American woman to develop cancer is over 37 percent. The good news is that the survival rates for all forms of...


Jun 12, 2017

Believe it or not, much of our health outcomes have little to do with health care. In fact, one expert says they have more to do with how we live our lives, the people around us, our family culture, whether we exercise and spend time outside, and do we spend time with and talk to our friends and family? All of that –...


Jun 7, 2017

In this bonus episode, Perspective host Richard Baker speaks with Kansas State University President Richard Myers about the university's budget, the value of the College of Agriculture to the state of Kansas, and a recent tour of western Kansas agricultural resources that the President took with the Deans of K-State's...


Jun 5, 2017

The United States and Australia have for a long time seen each other as valued allies. However, one scholar and historian says there is change in the wind, and many Australians want to take a more measured and independent look at where the United States might...