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Friday July 25, 2014

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: Commonwealth Club of California
A San Francisco panel discussion among innovative female entrepreneurs on gutsily growing your business and being a woman power player.

Monday July 28, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling

Protecting Maine's Endangered and Threatened Species

1:00 pm: It’s Your World
PAUL TAYLOR draws on Pew Research Center’s polls and data to discuss the implications of America’s rapidly changing demographics. In the coming years, the United States will experience drastic social, racial and economic shifts. By 2050, the US population will be majority non-white and the median age will rise above 40. A significant generational gap is emerging in social and political values as well as religious, racial and ethnic identities. What do these changes mean for America’s social, political and economic future?

Tuesday July 29, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling

The Latest Research on Sleep

1:00 pm: Commonwealth Club of California
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel on Reinventing American Health Care
Emanuel Former Chief Health Policy Advisor to President Obama; Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania; and Author of , Reinventing American Health Care and Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family

Wednesday July 30, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling

Lifeflight

1:00 pm: It’s Your World
Evan Osnos, China correspondent for The New Yorker. China has undergone profound economic change in recent years. At home economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. However, the Communist Party still seeks to maintain control over its citizens, limiting freedom of expression and restricting access to information. As China continues to progress, individuals are finding ways around restrictions and exploring the potential of newfound prosperity and global connectivity. Osnos shares stories of ordinary citizens remaking their lives in this shifting landscape

Thursday July 31, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling

Maine Calling Book Club - "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

1:00 pm: Alternative Radio
Glenn Greenwald - Unmasking the NSA
Greenwald broke the story in The Guardian of Washington's widespread electronic dragnet, following his interview with NSA contractor turned whistleblower Edward Snowden. He is the author of With Liberty and Justice for Some and No Place to Hide.

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