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 Debate Over How Teacher Tenure Affects The Quality Of Education

Debate Over How Teacher Tenure Affects The Quality Of Education

June 17, 2014

After a judge in California ruled the state’s teacher tenure laws unconstitutional, guest host Tom Gjelten and a panel of experts discuss teacher tenure and the quality of a public school education.

The Security Crisis In Iraq And Its High Stakes Regional Implications

The Security Crisis In Iraq And Its High Stakes Regional Implications

June 16, 2014

Islamic extremists continue their push for control of Iraqi territory. We discuss the growing security crisis in Iraq, America's role and the high-stakes regional implications.

Two Views On Solving Income Inequality In America

Two Views On Solving Income Inequality In America

June 12, 2014

Many experts have come to agree that income inequality is slowing our nation's economic recovery. But partisanship often gets in the way of finding a solution. Economists Robert Reich and Douglas Holtz-Eakin offer ideas from across the political spectrum.

New Recalls And More Than 80 Lawsuits: The Future of General Motors

New Recalls And More Than 80 Lawsuits: The Future of General Motors

June 10, 2014

General Motors faces more than 80 lawsuits related to defective ignition switches. Last week it announced four new recalls. Diane and her guests discuss what's ahead for GM, its customers and its management.

Piper Kerman On Her Story That Inspired The Netflix Series "Orange Is The New Black"

Piper Kerman On Her Story That Inspired The Netflix Series "Orange Is The New Black"

June 9, 2014

As the second season of "Orange Is The New Black" premiers on Netflix, the woman that inspired the series, Piper Kerman, joins Diane to talk about her experience behind bars and her work on prison reform.

New Questions about the Taliban Prisoner Swap for Bowe Bergdahl

New Questions about the Taliban Prisoner Swap for Bowe Bergdahl

June 9, 2014

The latest on Bowe Bergdahl's release. Diane and her guests discuss new questions about the terms of the Taliban prisoner swap and implications for national security, Congressional oversight and efforts to close Guantanamo.

The Dispute At Amazon Over E-Book Pricing

The Dispute At Amazon Over E-Book Pricing

June 5, 2014

Diane and her guests discuss the dispute between Amazon and publishers over e-book pricing.

Questions About the Return of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl

Questions About the Return of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl

June 4, 2014

Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, held by the Taliban for five years, will return to the US in exchange for five Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay. Diane and guests discuss the questions surrounding his capture and the terms of his release.

Debate Over Proposed New EPA Limits For Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Debate Over Proposed New EPA Limits For Carbon Dioxide Emissions

June 3, 2014

We discuss details of the new rules proposed by President Barack Obama's administration and implications for global greenhouse gas levels, coal-fired power plants and the price of electricity.

America In The World:  Assessing President Obama's Foreign Policy Leadership.

America In The World: Assessing President Obama's Foreign Policy Leadership.

May 29, 2014

This week, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point President, President Barack Obama sought to lay out his vision of the America's role in the world. We assess the president’s leadership and how the country's role in the world has changed since he took office.

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