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Monday September 1, 2014 – LABOR DAY

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: IDEAS from the CBC
Earth Rights are Human Rights – Fragile Freedoms – Vandana Shiva
Physicist Vandana Shiva has become one of the world's leading environmental thinkers. In a lecture presented at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, she explores how "earth rights" are human rights.

Tuesday September 2, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps
A look at the work AmeriCorps volunteers do in Maine and throughout the country.

1:00pm: Climate One
Eating in the Heat
What we grow, eat and trade all impact the climate. As temperatures and global population rise, we'll need to find new ways to feed a hot and crowded world. Some look to GMO's as the answer. But others see biotech as threat to our soil and health.

Wednesday September 3, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Food Preservation
How best to store the bounty of your garden for the long, cold winter months ahead.

1:00 pm: Ted Radio Hour
Unstoppable Learning
Why do we put so much effort in making kids think and act like us? In this hour, TED speakers explore the different ways babies and children learn — from the womb, to the playground, to the web.


Thursday September 4 , 2014


12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Sexual Assault Prevention
What's being done to prevent sexual assault.

1:00 pm: American Radioworks
Greater Expectations: The Challenge of the Common Core
The United States is in the midst of a huge education reform. The Common Core State Standards are a new set of expectations for what students should learn each year. The standards have been adopted by most states, though there's plenty of controversy about them among activists and politicians.

Friday September 5, 2014

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: America Abroad
When Water Scarcity Leads to Conflict
Earth's most precious resource doesn't fire bullets or explode but it is guarded, hoarded, and stolen in a way that ignites political tensions on a local level and an international scale.

 

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