Mar 21, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Ideas from the Trenches - The Education Gap Audio
Ideas Ideas from the Trenches - The Education Gap Mar 21, 2014 | 53:58Featuring the work of PhD student Kimberley Tavares. A disproportionate number of black male youth disengage from the school system. Her work shows how black women teachers hold important lessons for improving educational outcomes for all students.
Jun 18, 2014 | 27:30The Current Family Finance: Project Money Audio
The Current Family Finance: Project Money Jun 18, 2014 | 27:30Money matters tend to be a family affair. We'll hear about parents helping their adult children get into the housing market. And about how hard it can be for a kid with poor parents to climb the social ladder.
Aug 17, 2014 | 52:51Writers and Company Colm Toibin Encore Audio
Writers and Company Colm Toibin Encore Aug 17, 2014 | 52:51Irish writer Colm Toibin was the 2013 grand prize winner at the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival in Montreal. His latest, "The Testament of Mary", takes place twenty years after Jesus's death.
Aug 18, 2014 | 27:30What A Waste Leftovers! Audio
What A Waste Leftovers! Aug 18, 2014 | 27:30This week on What a Waste - all of the other types of waste that pile up - we're calling it the leftovers edition. From paper to cigarette butts to tires, it's our garbage catch all. Host Torah Kachur talks scientists and innovators like Amanda Tatum w
Feb 25, 2014 | 54:00Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 2 Audio
Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 2 Feb 25, 2014 | 54:00Jeff Wall's art exudes dramatic power. His large-scale photographic tableaux are in many of the world's most important art collections. Curator Ann Pollock explores with Jeff Wall the trajectory of his remarkable career.
Oct 25, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry "Zealot" with author Reza Aslan Audio
Tapestry "Zealot" with author Reza Aslan Oct 25, 2013 | 53:59Reza Aslan made an infamous appearance on Fox News when the interviewer challenged him about why a Muslim would write a book about Jesus. On this episode, Reza Aslan tells the story of the man he calls "the most interesting person who ever lived."