Law

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.

Senator Elizabeth Warren

May 7, 2014

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts talks about why she believes Wall Street and Washington have stacked the deck against working families and her work as an advocate for consumers.

Environmental Outlook: The EPA Prepares Rule To Reduce Carbon Pollution

Environmental Outlook: The EPA Prepares Rule To Reduce Carbon Pollution

May 6, 2014

In June, the EPA is scheduled to release a proposed rule to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the country’s power plants. The regulation would be one of the most far reaching to date, targeting the biggest source of CO2 pollution. It...

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

May 2, 2014

Pro-Russian militants extend their reach in eastern Ukraine. Iraqis turn out for their first nationwide elections since the U.S. troop withdrawal. And Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams is questioned over his alleged role in a decades-old IRA slaying. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The Personal, Social and Economic Costs of Racism

April 30, 2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was caught on tape making racist remarks about African-Americans. We discuss the personal, social and economic costs of racism.

A Conversation With Congressman Henry Waxman

April 28, 2014

Henry Waxman is one of the longest-serving members of Congress. The veteran lawmaker talks with Diane on crafting the Clean Air Act and the new health care law and why he's leaving Congress after 40 years.

The Fight For Legal Rights For Animals

The Fight For Legal Rights For Animals

April 28, 2014

New research shows that animals like chimps, orcas and elephants have self-awareness, language and emotions. Now lawyers are using this evidence to fight for legal rights for animals. Diane and guests discuss granting personhood status to non-humans.

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