Posts Tagged ‘Policy, Regulation & Safety’

Jonathan Franklin

February 16 . 2011

33 Men is the riveting and authoritative account of the 2010 San José mine rescue in Chile-after one of the longest human entrapments in history. Investigative journalist, Jonathan Franklin was permitted access far past the police perimeter where he conducted interviews with families, rescue workers, the mine psychologist, drill operators, scientists, and the architects of the rescue operation.

Catherine Craig

February 11 . 2011

Catherine Craig with Common Ground will discuss the 100,000 Homes Campaign, Housing First as a proven solution to homelessness, health needs and healthcare use by those experiencing homelessness, and permanent housing as a health intervention.

Wendell Potter, Kate Hanni

November 17 . 2010

In Deadly Spin, Wendell Potter takes readers behind the scenes to show how a huge chunk of our absurd health care spending actually bankrolls a propaganda campaign and lobbying effort focused on protecting one thing: profits. Next, are pat downs and full body scans at airports degrading? Kate Hanni, president of FlyersRights.com thinks so.

Devra Davis, Judge Glenda Hatchett

September 29 . 2010

In her new book, Disconnect, Dr. Devra Davis reveals untold stories of cell phone industry cover-up and explains what everyone needs to know and do about cell phone radiation-without giving up our cell phones. Later Judge Glenda Hatchett, host of her Emmy nominated syndicated show and author of Dare to Take Charge.

Ray Madoff

May 20 . 2010

Ray Madoff, Boston College law professor is interested in laws that have been evolving over the years to give greater and greater rights to dead people in Immortality and the Law.

Homer Hickam, Erika Wood

April 6 . 2010

A mine explosion  in West Virginia killed 25 in the deadliest such disaster in the United States in decades. Homer Hickam, a former miner and writer gives his point of view on safety and the industry. Later, should felons have the right to vote? Erika Wood with NYU School of Law says yes.