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Monday February 2, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Ask the Veterinarian
The latest news from the world of pet care.

1:00 pm: It’s Your World
"Citizen Solution: Redefining Development”
Development is a data-rich field, and the experience of striving toward the Millennium Development Goals has added greatly to our knowledge, as have experiments with new hybrid models. More and more intergovernmental agencies, foundations and nonprofits are sharing their findings to contribute to field-wide knowledge.

Tuesday February 3, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Setting Electricity Rates
How are electric rates determined in Maine?

1:00pm: Commonwealth Club of California
A discussion and forecast where the U.S. and global economies are headed in 2015.
Featuring: Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media. Alan Auerbach, Professor of Economics and Law and Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance Director at the University of California, Berkeley.

Wednesday February 4, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Reaction to State of the State Address
What did the governor propose in his State of the State address and how will the legislature react to his ideas?

1:00 pm: State of the State Address – REBROADCAST
A repeat of Governor Paul LePage’s State of the State Address and the Democratic Response.

Thursday February 5, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
"The Devil Wins" by Dallas Denery, II
A conversation with Bowdoin Professor Denery about the History of Lying from the Garden of Eden to the Enlightenment.

1:00 pm: It’s Your World
Chad Broughton
Chad Broughton, Senior lecturer for Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago, examines the global effects of industrial manufacturing; specifically the U.S. – Mexico relationship. In today’s shifting global economy countries must often make rapid transitions to meet the increased demands of globalization. As thousands of jobs have migrated from the United States to Mexico, Broughton argues that what truly matters in debating the consequences of the shift is not just politics or policy implications, but also who is affected and where these changes take place.

Friday February 6, 2015

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: Commonwealth Club of California
Jared Diamond
UCLA Professor Jared Diamond explores concepts like how humans evolved to be so different from animals, despite sharing over 98 percent of our DNA with chimpanzees, and why Eurasian peoples conquered Native Americans and Africans instead of vice versa. Jared is a scientist known for drawing from a variety of fields, from anthropology to evolutionary biology. He has published several popular science books, including “Pulitzer Prize-winning Guns”,” Germs and Steel”, and, most recently, “The World Until Yesterday”. Diamond’s conclusions are critical and provocative.

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