President Jimmy Carter: "A Call To Action"

March 26, 2014

Former President Jimmy Carter on why he believes bias against women is the world's most serious unaddressed challenge. He describes how social acceptance of violence and selective religious interpretations serve to reinforce discrimination and abuse, and what he believes can be done to right this long-standing wrong.

The Affordable Care Act Back In The Supreme Court

The Affordable Care Act Back In The Supreme Court

March 24, 2014

The Supreme Court is set to hear a high-profile case challenging the requirement under the Affordable Care Act that large employers provide birth control coverage to their workers. A preview of the arguments and political and legal implications at stake.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

March 21, 2014

President Barack Obama pushes more young people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Reaction to Janet Yellen’s first press conference as Fed chair. And Toyota agrees to a $1.2 billion settlement with the Justice Department over acceleration defects. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

The Future Of The Performance Review

The Future Of The Performance Review

March 19, 2014

"Performance review" is perhaps the most hated phrase in the workplace. Studies show it's not just employees, but also managers and even HR professionals who dislike the practice. Today, we discuss the process: why we do it, why we hate it and how it can be improved.

Crisis In Ukraine: A Vote On Crimea's Future

March 17, 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: a referendum in Crimea, Russian troops at the border and Kiev’s urgent pleas to the West. Join us to discuss escalating tensions in the region and their implications for Russia and the West.

Congressional Oversight Of Top-Secret Operations

March 13, 2014

The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee accuses the CIA of secretly interfering with its review of post-9/11 interrogations. Guest host Susan Page and panelists discuss new debate over congressional oversight of clandestine operations.

The Future Of The World Wide Web

The Future Of The World Wide Web

March 12, 2014

On March 12, the World Wide Web turns 25. To mark the occasion, we'll look to the Web's future, including possibilities, concerns and how the decisions we're making now will affect development in the coming decades.

Toxic Chemical Spills In West Virginia And North Carolina

February 24, 2014

Thousands of West Virginians are still fearful of using tap water after a chemical leak. And coal ash contaminated a major river with arsenic in North Carolina. Diane and her guests discuss recent chemical spills and ongoing concerns over safety of the U.S. water supply.

New Violence In Ukraine

February 19, 2014

The 12-week political standoff in Ukraine takes a deadly turn as riot police battle anti-government protesters. Diane and her guests discuss escalating violence and its implications for the region.

The Loud Music Trial And Renewed Debate Over Stand-Your-Ground Laws

The Loud Music Trial And Renewed Debate Over Stand-Your-Ground Laws

February 18, 2014

A white Florida man was convicted of attempted murder for firing a gun at four African-American teenagers playing loud music. Diane and her guests discuss controversy over the jury's verdict and stand-your-ground laws across America.

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