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7 Billion of Us!
7 billion of us!
Wow, we have reached seven billion people on this planet. "Donors must do more to fund family planning," the U.N. says. Philip Harvey does just that, but with a twist. He uses the profits...
President Nasheed Rages Against Climate Change
President Nasheed of the Maldives Takes on Climate Change
Mohamed Nasheed, President of the Maldives, is on a mission to save his country from the rising seas brought about by climate change. He's also the subject of the forthcoming documentary "...
Big Greek Boomerang?
Greece's economy is faltering. Image:fdecomite Via:Flickr
As European politicians scramble to try to save the value of the Euro, many people are trying to understand how the continent's economy got to this point. Hear how Michael Lewis weighs in:
The Night Circus
The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night Circus, stopped by our studios recently and talked about the origins of the circus with Jim Fleming. This interview is NEW AND UNCUT.
Austerity Protests
Austerity Protests
Sweeping new austerity measures prompted protests and a general strike in Greece this week. But is austerity really the right response to a financial crisis? Political economist Mark Blyth calls...
If Gadhafi Had Lived...
If Moammar Gadhafi had not died on October 20, what would his future have been? Listen to Riccardo Orizio talk about the lives of former dictators in this episode from our upcoming series on...
If Gadhafi Had Lived...
Moammar Gadhafi was killed on October 20.
If Moammar Gadhafi had not died on October 20, what would his future have been? Listen to Riccardo Orizio talk about the lives of former dictators in this episode from our upcoming series on...
Remembering Piri Thomas
Memoirist and poet, Piri Thomas.
Memoirist and poet Piri Thomas died on Monday. He may have been best known for his 1967 book about growing up in Spanish Harlem, called "Down These Mean Streets".
Magic and Mathematics
Persi Diaconis learned mathematics by learning card tricks. Now he's a a renowned professor of mathematics at Stanford and the author of a revealing new book: Magical Mathematics: The...
Growing Up a Wild Thing
Maurice Sendak's latest book is Bumble-Ardy
Bumble-Ardy, the latest from author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, is dark and deeply imaginative, much like his classic work, Where the Wild Things Are. Listen to him talk about the dark side of...

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