A day after climate change activists took to the streets of New York, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund announce they are divesting $50 billion worth of fossil fuel investments. Are marches and investments what we need to turn global warming around? Also, as sea levels rise, American coastal cities are looking for ways to avoid flooding. Who better to turn to for ideas than the Dutch? Plus, the language of food and why so many food items seem to get lost in translation.
09/22/2014 at 09:45 PM
Aislinn Hunter on "The World Before Us" - Afie Jurvanen on "The Executioner's Song" - Victor Dwyer on "Twelve Years A Slave" and "Sugar Falls" - Caroline Adderson on "Norman, Speak!" - David Carpenter on The Literary History of Saskatchewan Volume 2
09/22/2014 at 09:30 PM
Guest: David Casarett Thanks to new medical technologies, health care providers are now able to save patients who in the past would have died. And while we are getting better at re-starting life, medical ethicist and hospice physician […]
09/22/2014 at 08:30 PM
Our California Election Watch 2014 series continues with a debate on Proposition 46. The initiative would raise the ceiling on awards in medical malpractice lawsuits and allow for random alcohol and drug testing of doctors, among other provisions. Prop. 46 pits trial lawyers, who support the measure, against doctors and insurers who oppose it. We'll talk with representatives from both sides.
09/22/2014 at 07:15 PM
Why ?Self Determination,?: first of all it is a concept, something to slowly creep up on your consciousness and force one to consider it. It hits like a sledge hammer, yet it is also subtle, and is much more complex than it would appear on the surface. It speaks particularly to Black people, yet at the same time it is truly universal. The more I study and examine how the world works, the more convinced I am that we all are having a game run on us. Our almost complete ignorance of this fact continues to fuel our powerlessness and easy acce...
09/22/2014 at 07:00 PM
Life In Focus is a program presenting and reflecting the ever-changing perspectives of women through interviews, commentaries, music, art, and roundtable discussions. We seek to provide thought-provoking issues that challenge discourse locally, nationally, and internationally. Our intent is to honor women in the many roles we play and serve to educate about and lift the oppression against women. SisterSpace is a collaborative effort of several women representing different cultural backgrounds and points of view.
09/22/2014 at 06:45 PM