Politics

 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.

Why Millions Of Americans Don't Get The Dental Care They Need

Why Millions Of Americans Don't Get The Dental Care They Need

June 16, 2014

Millions of Americans do not have dental insurance, and visits to the ER for oral health problems have skyrocketed. We discuss why many public health experts say the U.S. is facing a dental care crisis - and what can be done about it.

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.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

June 13, 2014

The crisis in Iraq escalates as militants take over key cities. The Pakistani military and U.S. drones strike tribal regions after Karachi airport attacks. And the World Cup opens in Brazil. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

June 13, 2014

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top news stories.

Sleep Regulations In The Trucking Industry And The Dangers Of Drowsy Driving

Sleep Regulations In The Trucking Industry And The Dangers Of Drowsy Driving

June 11, 2014

The highway crash that killed one person and injured comedian Tracy Morgan has revived the debate over trucker fatigue. Sleep regulations in the trucking industry and the dangers of drowsy driving.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

June 6, 2014

World leaders meet in Normandy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Afghan's President Karzai condemns the Taliban prisoner swap for Bowe Bergdahl. And tens of thousands in Hong Kong gather to mark the Tiananmen Square massacre. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

June 6, 2014

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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.

Debate Over Forced Treatment  Of The Severely Mentally Ill

Debate Over Forced Treatment Of The Severely Mentally Ill

June 2, 2014

The recent California shooting has led to renewed calls to make it easier for people to force a mentally ill family member to get help. Diane and her guests discuss balancing the rights of the mentally ill with public safety.

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