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Thomas Mullen is the author of The Lightning Men, Darktown, and The Last Town on Earth, which was named Best Debut Novel of 2006 by USA TODAY. To l...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 15:39
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Today it could be argued that human beings daily act against our own self-interests. How? Biologist Paul Ehrlich and fellow scientists tell us we a...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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How big is your ecological footprint? Probably bigger than you think. After all, out of sight, out of mind. As an originator of ecological footprin...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
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“Gross Domestic Product has now become a fetish,” according to economist Raj Patel. Many undesirable things end up adding to GDP: wars, disease, an...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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What does "21st Century policing" actually mean, and how would a forward-thinking department be different than what most jurisdictions have now? Ro...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
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James Comey wasn’t the nation’s embattled former FBI Director in 2002; he was the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan. It was around then that he g...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:05
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The federal government doesn't track how often or what happens when police shoot civilians, and there's no official national database to show how b...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
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The Trump administration has promised a return to "tough on crime" criminal justice policies, including a recent memo that instructs federal prosec...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:39
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined to renew the National Commission on Forensic Science in April, effectively ending federal efforts to standa...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:19
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In May, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a 2013 memo written by his predecessor, Eric Holder, that told prosecutors not only will they abid...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:14
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One police chief decided he needed to apologize for an incident 77 years ago: a lynching in his small Georgia town in 1940. LaGrange Chief Louis De...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:09
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Many American cities are struggling with police-community relations, and racial divisions are often the heart of the problem. David Kennedy talks a...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
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From Obama-era task forces to widespread protests, the idea of community policing has become part of our national conversation. Jerry Clayton, the ...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:25
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DNA tests have proved something surprising: people sometimes confess to terrible crimes that they definitely did not commit. One reason seems to be...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
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Facial recognition technology is being used by police all over the U.S. using images of millions of innocent Americans. It’s a lot less accurate th...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:14
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Capitalocene – maybe it doesn’t roll off the tongue, but a group of thinkers argue the term is preferable to Anthropocene because it's more diagnos...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 33:19
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Human civilization can thrive while living within sensible limits imposed by a finite system. “Renegade economist” Kate Raworth manages to tell the...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Caption: Money Matters host Marc Cuniberti
Puerto Rico goes belly up, four feet up in mouse terms. What does it mean? Puerto Rico is neither a state nor a city. So what happens. Why did it h...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2017
  • Length: 06:24
Caption: Caroline Light
Harvard Professor, Caroline Light, explores the racist "Stand Your Ground" history.

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 57:59
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100 real-world actions happening now have the potential to bring greenhouse gases back down to a level that won’t cause humans to join the ranks of...

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  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Most scientists agree the current level of human population, in combination with present living arrangements, is damaging our ecosystems. But doing...

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  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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How and why did our society come to value economic growth so highly that we pursue it at the risk of our long-term survival? For some time scientis...

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  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Economic growth is the number one public policy goal around the world, yet our pursuit of growth is “pulling out the rug from our own kids’ and gra...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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This week on the RDD, Haley meets with Pete Culp, a member of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority board of directors. Baldemar Velasquez nominat...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:57
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Veteran overseas journalists look at America as it enters the Age of Donald Trump

  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 49:16