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Friday May 1, 2015

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: City Arts and Lectures
Dr. Rick Hanson
Dr. Rich Hanson, neuro-psychologist and cofounder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. Author of “Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom,” Hanson uses the newest brain research to show readers effective ways to relieve worry and stress, and promote positive relationships.

Monday May 4, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Electronic Medical Records
How safe are electronic medical records and just what are they used for?

1:00 pm: Speaking In Maine
Swithin Munyantwali
Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations, for a talk by Swithin Munyantwali, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the International Law Institute African Centre for Legal Excellence. His talk is on the Chinese engagement in Africa and to what extent it constitutes a real partnership.

Tuesday May 5, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
The Iran Nuclear Deal
Understanding the potential Iran nuclear deal and what it might mean for nuclear non-proliferation.

1:00pm: It’s Your World
Sean McFate
Sean McFate, a former paratrooper in the U.S. Army and previous employee of a military contractor, shares his unique perspective on this growing industry.

Wednesday May 6, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
The Future of Newspapers in Maine
What's in store for newspapers in Maine?

1:00 pm: IDEAS From the CBC
The New Russian Front
How should the West deal with Vladimir Putin's Russia? In this Munk Debate, positions are taken for engagement, and isolation.

Thursday May 7, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Across the Aisle
The Across the Aisle gang joins us to discuss the latest news out of Augusta.

1:00 pm: Commonwealth Club of California
Bruce Schneier
We create data every time we go online, turn our phone on (or off!) or pay with a credit card. Security expert and author Bruce Schneier shows how this data has led to a double-edged Internet: a Web that gives power to the people but is abused by the institutions on which those people depend.

Friday May 8, 2015

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: It’s Your World
Gernot Wagner
Gernot Wagner, is a lead senior economist at the Environmental Defense Fund, who says we should begin thinking about responding to climate change in the same way we think about our health or car insurance - as a way of managing potential risk. Climate change has long been a topic that inspires concern, but little action. While signs of its impact have slowly increased, it seems not to pose an imminent enough threat to initiate a global attempt to slow its progress. Gernot says if we wait for the threat to become imminent, it may be too late to respond.

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