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The Carceral States of America

Elizabeth Hinton talks about her new book From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime.

The Carceral States of America

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In Apps We Trust

Brigade CEO Matt Mahan on a technological innovation to bridge the partisan divide.

In Apps We Trust

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The Challenge of Speech

Suzanne Nossel and Trevor Timm talk about a free press and free expression.

The Challenge of Speech

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A Post-Factual Democracy?

Bill Adair of Duke U. and Politifact on whether truth is informing public discourse.

A Post-Factual Democracy?

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Death by Algorithm

Cathy O’Neil on her new book Weapons of Math Destruction.

Death by Algorithm

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Cannibals of News

Emily Bell and Jay Rosen talk about social media’s influence.

Cannibals of News

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Seinfeld as Americana

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong on Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

Seinfeld as Americana

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Reforming the Press

New York Times’ Frank Bruni on an alternative to political coverage by horserace.

Reforming the Press

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Generation of Knowledge

Lila Tretikov talks about learning in the digital age.

Generation of Knowledge

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Profile of an Embed

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, HBO VICE Correspondent, talks about reporting from the Middle East.

Profile of an Embed

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New York Values

Author and photographer Arlene Alda talks about the culture of the inner city.

New York Values

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Genocide With Impunity

Alexa Koenig, of the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley, on crimes against humanity

Genocide With Impunity

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Transcontinental Infrastructure

Parag Khanna, author of Connectography, talks about modernizing American infrastructure.

Transcontinental Infrastructure

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The Public Imperative

PBS CEO Paula Kerger talks about an independent media option in the age of clickbait.

The Public Imperative

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Zen for America

Grammy-nominated guitarist Ottmar Liebert on creating a meditative calm.

Zen for America

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The Climate...In Your Backyard

James Hansen of Columbia University on preserving the planet for the next generation.

The Climate...In Your Backyard

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A Disease of Free Will

Dr. Nora Volkow, talks about the science of opioid addiction and treatment.

A Disease of Free Will

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The Internet as Art

Author Virginia Heffernan talks about her new book Magic & Loss

The Internet as Art

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Nature and Extinction

Mexican conservationist Gerardo Ceballos talks about the dramatic decay of biodiversity.

Nature and Extinction

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Media Auditor

Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan considers the challenges of a free press.

Media Auditor

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Being Addicted

Actor, Director, Producer Rob Reiner on directing Being Charlie, drugs and politics.

Being Addicted

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Equal and Unequal Justice

Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School, talks about the state of America's legal system

Equal and Unequal Justice

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Knowing More, Understanding Less

Michael Lynch, author of The Internet of Us, on informed citizenship in the age of Google.

Knowing More, Understanding Less

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The Right to Vote

Anita Earls of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice on voter suppression at the polls

The Right to Vote