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Friday April 17, 2015

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: Intelligence Squared
An Oxford Style debate on the following question:
“Has the President Exceeded His Authority by Waging War Without Congress?”

Monday April 20, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Lessons learned - and not learned - from Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq
What have we learned about America's recent wars abroad?

1:00 pm: Ideas from the CBC
After centuries of negative human impact on our landscapes, some people are calling for rewilding: allowing landscapes to revert back to a natural state. IDEAS takes a look at rewilding efforts in Canada, seen as one of the wildest places on the planet, and in the Netherlands, where similar efforts have reached a critical point.

Tuesday April 21, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Checking in with state legislators
Where do things stand so far this legislative session?

1:00pm: Climate One
The Future of Food
Unpredictable weather has always been the farmer’s Achilles heel. And the weather is getting wilder, stressing water supplies and changing where crops can grow. How do we address food security for a growing global population?

Wednesday April 22, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
What - and why - is Common Core?
Answers to questions about just what is “Common Core”?

1:00 pm: Commonwealth Club of California
Talib Kweli
Rapper Talib Kwelli, who organized Hip Hop for Respect to speak out against police brutality after Amadou Diallo, an unarmed West African immigrant, was shot 41 times by four police officers in 1999.

Thursday April 23, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Foster/Resource Families
The latest news on Maine's foster/resource families.

1:00 pm: Ideas from the CBC
Disposable Youth
IDEAS examines the concept that youth in America are no longer seen as a social investment but a liability. A soft war ensures they are carpet-bombed with consumer culture. A hard war of zero tolerance in schools creates "punishment creep" in the courts.        

Friday April 24, 2015

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: Speaking In Maine
Dan Harris
Speaking in Maine takes us next to Waterville and Colby College for a talk by Dan Harris, co-anchor of ABC News Nightline and the weekend edition of Good Morning America. He is also the author of “10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help that Actually Works—A True Story”.


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