Aug 2, 2017
Why does being in nature make us happier, healthier, and more creative? Author Florence Williams shares her insights on nature's benefits during our visit to the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Jul 26, 2017
The U.S. has witnessed thousands of news reports about people dying during the process of being arrested. Have the frequency of these deaths increased over time? We speak with a researcher who uses Artificial Intelligence to track reports of arrest-related deaths and emerging patterns.
Jul 19, 2017
Energy development is multifaceted, and efforts to tap new energy sources can affect various aspect of society. In Mexico, wind energy has started to change the energy landscape, but some efforts have met with community-level challenges. Researchers from the Wilson Center and Duke University discuss their investigation...
Jul 12, 2017
Hollywood often depicts disabilities as tragic conditions or opportunity for valiant struggles. The reality is that not everyone with a disability is a famous character needing to overcome a disability. In this episode, we feature the voices of people who are living healthy lives despite their disabilities, and we...
Jun 28, 2017
Social movements are in our DNA. So how do mass media and new technologies affect our tendencies for social movements? Soledad O'Brien, Shanelle Matthews, and Sarah Jackson share their perspectives on the relationship between media and social movements.