Society

The Latest On The Boston Investigation And The Limits Of Security

April 17, 2013

The latest on the investigation into the deadly Boston explosions and new questions on the limits of security.

Cass Sunstein: "Simpler: The Future of Government"

Cass Sunstein: "Simpler: The Future of Government"

April 16, 2013

Cass Sunstein served as President Barack Obama's "regulatory czar" from 2009 to 2012. Glenn Beck called him "the most dangerous man in America." He describes how the administration is trying to simplify government regulations.

Sexual Assault On Campus

April 11, 2013

An estimated one in five college women are sexually assaulted on campus. Students are angry at how universities handle rape cases, and they're using social media to teach each other how to use Title IX to hold colleges accountable.

Dan Jones: "The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England"

Dan Jones: "The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England"

April 9, 2013

The Plantagenets were the dynasty that directly preceded the Tudors, ruling England for longer than any family before or since. Diane and bestselling author and historian, Dan Jones, discuss how their realm shaped England into the country we recognize today.

Adam Grant: "Give and Take"

Adam Grant: "Give and Take"

April 8, 2013

A Wharton school professor re-examines what it takes to succeed and finds many misconceptions. What we can learn from people who are both extremely giving and extremely successful.

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

April 4, 2013

Mandatory minimum sentencing has been part of the government’s war on drugs, but critics say it’s not working. A panel joins guest host Susan Page to discuss new efforts to give judges more discretion.

Jeff Chu: "Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America"

Jeff Chu: "Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America"

March 21, 2013

A journalist’s yearlong pilgrimage across the country to explore what it means to be gay and Christian in America.

Cyprus And EU Bailouts

March 21, 2013

Cyprus seeks alternatives after rejecting European bailout terms. How the financial crisis in Cyprus tests Germany, the European Union and world markets.

Choosing Efficient And Effective Charities

Choosing Efficient And Effective Charities

March 19, 2013

Americans give nearly $350 billion to charities each year, but critics say these organizations aren't held accountable for results. How to choose effective charities.

Sheryl Sandberg: "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead"

March 14, 2013

Only twenty-one of the Fortune 500 chief executives are women. Facebook C.O.O. Sheryl Sandberg on how women hold themselves back in the workplace and what to do about it.

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