Archive for October, 2011

Susan N. Herman

October 17 . 2011

Susan Herman, the president of the ACLU takes a hard look at the human and social costs of the War on Terror in Taking Liberties.

Robert Frank

October 14 . 2011

Economist and NY Times columnist Robert H. Frank on what Charles Darwin can teach us about building a better society in The Darwin Economy.

Joel Brenner, David Kinnaman

October 13 . 2011

Joel Brenner, a former top-level National Security Agency insider goes behind the headlines to explore America’s next great battleground: digital security in America the Vulnerable.
Later, David Kinnaman‘s You Lost Me shows why Christians ages 18 to 29 are leaving the church and rethinking their commitment to the faith.

Melissa Harris-Perry

October 12 . 2011

In Sister Citizen Melissa V. Harris-Perry explores how African American women understand themselves as citizens and what they expect from political organizing.

Oliver Sacks

October 11 . 2011

Bestselling author Dr. Oliver Sacks once again unlocks the mysteries of the brain in The Mind’s Eye, an exploration of vision and its myriad dimensions, and of the human potential for adaptability in the face of disability.

Lisa Sharon Harper, Robert Misic

October 7 . 2011

In Left, Right and Christ, Lisa Sharon Harper helps us to understand the world of politics from a distinctly Christian perspective. Then, most Americans who fly would like to believe that the FAA spares no effort in protecting their safety however, that’s inaccurate according to Robert Misic in Crash and Burn.

 

Fred Wilcox

October 6 . 2011

Fred A. Wilcox has spent most of his career investigating the effects of Agent Orange/dioxin on its victims, who continue to fight for official recognition of and compensation. Scorched Earth is the first chronicle of the effects of chemical warfare on the Vietnamese people and their environment and Waiting for An Army to Die tells the stories of hundreds who have been affected by the agent.

Rob Boston, Lis Wiehl

October 5 . 2011

Do churches have a religious right to discriminate with hirings and firings? The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in the Hosanna-Tabor Lutheran Church case today and Rob Boston from Americans United  for Separation of Church and State was there. Later Lis Wiehl, FOX legal analyst joins us to talk about other cases in the news.

Ernest Drucker

October 4 . 2011

Ernest Drucker is sure to provoke a debate and shift the paradigm of how we think about punishment and A Plague of Prisons offers a totally novel perspective on criminal justice in twenty-first-century America.