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October 16, 2014
Are we finally facing the fact of global slowdown?
October 9, 2014
Big Data: Who Are We On The...
On a corporatized Web, we’re often the sum of our all data — packaged and sold to data brokers for pennies. But the dream of the Internet was that we...|
September 30, 2014
Hacking Climate Change
Can we hack our way toward solutions for climate change? While governments dither, Congress negates and the world warms, how about deploying private finance, atmospheric chemistry and every kind of...|
September 25, 2014
America’s War of Ideas
In the run up to another war in the Middle East, after stalemate in Afghanistan and Iraq, what is it in the American DNA that makes us think it it...|
September 18, 2014
Inside the Islamic State
We're looking inside the Islamic State: as a phenomenon and as America's latest enemy in the endless war on terror. Do we know who they are, or how we plan...|
September 7, 2014
What’s Left of Liberal Zionism?
We're looking at liberal Zionism, enduring a crisis after a brutal summer in Gaza. It's prompted handwringing for American Jews and Israelis who are still looking for a way to...|
August 31, 2014
Do we dare look under the hood of American democracy? Or do we have the suspicion that Supreme Court decisions and political battles conceal a drift into corruption? This week...|
August 25, 2014
WWI: Remaking Music
In the last show in our series on the Great War, we're listening to the sounds that emerged from its ashes. In Vienna concert halls and New York jazz clubs,...|
August 18, 2014
WWI: The Shock of the New
Out of the wreckage of World War 1 come the incandescent modernists -- none burning brighter than James Joyce and his Ulysses. And don't forget Virginia Woolf, Ezra Pound and...|
August 11, 2014
WWI: The War of the Century
This week we’re talking about the guns of August, fired one hundred years ago this month. And we’re wondering what kind of century we inherited from the First World War....|
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