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Oct 29, 2018

The freedom to vote in the United States is under attack, and according to one advocate, many Americans – young and old alike—are already finding it harder to enter a voting booth. She says not only do we need to begin to take our civic responsibilities seriously, we also have to do a much better job of teaching...


Oct 22, 2018

Real American History
 
On this week’s Perspective program a bestselling and award-winning author examines American history … what we know and what we don’t know … what is right and what is wrong … and why. My guest today is the author of “Lies My Teacher Told Me: What Your American History Textbook Got...


Oct 12, 2018

Today’s program was originally to be about string theory and the teaching of physics in the United States. Instead, a well-known physicist and newly-elected American Physical Society vice president, leads us from string theory to how America stands in the study of physics worldwide, and then into American...


Oct 8, 2018

The world’s population currently stands at somewhere around seven-and-a-half billion people – a number we often struggle to feed adequately. Experts say the population will double to about 15 billion by 2050. The question then becomes, if we struggle to provide adequate food now, what will we do in 32 years? A...


Oct 2, 2018

For more than 40 years, there has been a call from certain sectors for police departments in the United States to become more proactive. However, along with that call comes some questions. First, what is meant by proactive policing? And secondly, does it work? On today’s Perspective, one national expert says there...