Paul Farmer's Vision for Health
Humanitarian doctor Paul Farmer explains how global health is rooted in community.
Cyber College: Innovative or Detrimental?
Should college include more digital learning, like Coursera? Kara Miller asks Andrew Delbanco, a professor of American Studies atColumbia and author of “College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be,” Daphne Koller, a professor at Stanford and co-founder of Coursera, and Prateek Tandon, an economist at the World Bank.
Can We Un-Corrupt Congress?
Lawrence Lessig discusses his book, "Republic Lost," and lays out a plan for revolutionizing our political system.
Local Frontiers In Sustainable Farming
We look at the newest frontiers of the sustainable food movement.
Sustainability Is Served, Part 1
We examine how Boston's top chefs are incorporating sustainability into their work and what changes result.
Four Years, Four Walls: Innovating Beyond The Classroom, Part 1
As the cost of college education continues to rise, we explore the pros and cons of online and for-profit colleges as an alternative.
This year we’ve seen what many experts agree are real symptoms of global warming - from fires in Colorado to drought that has afflicted more than 60% of the country. And this July was the hottest ever for those of us in the lower 48.
Except that it wasn’t just July. The average temperature from last summer to this summer is hotter than any 12 month period on record in the U.S.
So, what’s going on here?
We dive into the science -- and the politics -- with author and activist Bill McKibben and Harvard's Dan Schrag.
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