Law

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.

Debate over 'Right-to-Try' Laws

Debate over 'Right-to-Try' Laws

May 27, 2014

Lawmakers in three states have passed so-called "Right-to-Try" laws, which give terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs without FDA approval. Diane and guests discuss the growing demand for these laws and whether they jeopardize patient safety.

Primary Results And Prospects For A Republican Takeover Of The Senate

Primary Results And Prospects For A Republican Takeover Of The Senate

May 21, 2014

It’s called Mini Super Tuesday: What primary results from six states suggest about the strength of the Tea Party, prospects for progressive Democrats and the likelihood of a Republican takeover of the Senate.

The U.S. Files Cyber Espionage Charges Against Chinese Military Officials

The U.S. Files Cyber Espionage Charges Against Chinese Military Officials

May 20, 2014

On Monday, the U.S. filed criminal charges accusing Chinese military officials of stealing American trade secrets. Guest host Tom Gjelten and a panel of experts discuss new efforts to fight international cyber espionage.

Brown-versus-Board of Education: Sixty Years Later

Brown-versus-Board of Education: Sixty Years Later

May 15, 2014

On the 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education, Diane and panel of guests will discuss the legacy of the Brown ruling and the state of racial integration and equality in public schools today.

Brown v. Board of Education: History Of The Landmark Case

Brown v. Board of Education: History Of The Landmark Case

May 15, 2014

Sixty years ago this week, the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision struck down segregation in public schools. We explore the historical and legal context of the case and its immediate aftermath.

Regulating Domestic Drones to Protect Privacy and Public Safety

May 13, 2014

Drones are now used across the U.S. to monitor crops, inspect power lines, and shoot commercials. But the near-collision of a drone and a commercial jet last week is highlighting the need for new rules for unmanned aircraft. A conversation about the regulation of domestic drones to protect privacy and public safety.

Federal Land Management

Federal Land Management

May 12, 2014

The U.S. government owns approximately one of every two acres in Western states, but local lawmakers are renewing efforts to reduce federal control. Please join us to discuss the ongoing battles over grazing fees, drilling rights and protection for endangered species on federal land.

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