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Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:00amAre you living the American Dream? Or just struggling to get by? Changing the minimum wage, cuts to food stamps, and health care coverage have been all over the news. What does it take to “make it” in America today? Living Poor; So Rich, So Poor - Peter Edelman; Bootstrapping; Sonic Sidebar: American Dreams; American Promises; Watch This! "Lady in Number 6" & "Karama Has No Walls"; On Our Minds: Easy Money.
Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:00amGlobal pandemics, alien invasions, the Second Coming....why do we love imagining the end of the world? We examine apocalyptic thinking – from vampire movies to the Book of Revelation. Vampires - Margot Adler; Sonic Sidebar: Apocalypse Cakes; End of World Meme - Barry Vacker; Revelations - Elaine Pagels; BookMark: Richard Powers; On Our Minds: Margaret MacMillan on World War 1.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 12:00amThis week we're imagining the future Future Living - Mitchell Joachim; Working in the Future; Eating the Future; Sonic Sidebar: Eduardo Galeano; Dangerous Idea: Loneliness Is a Gift; On Our Minds: History's Women.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 12:00amWhere do you find crazy ideas and some of the world's smartest people? In theoretical physics - the world of parallel universes, super strings and black holes. We go on a whirlwind tour of the universe - from the multiverse to an imaginary walk on Mars. Mathematical Universe - Max Tegmark; Copernicus - Dava Sobel; Sonic Sidebar: Cosmic Wonder; Walking on Mars - Craig Childs; Watch This! "The Act of Killing" & "20 Feet from Stardom"; On Our Minds: Lorrie Moore.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 12:00amThoughts About Thinking Emotional Intelligence - Daniel Goleman; Sonic Sidebar: Daniel Kahneman, "Thinking, Fast and Slow"; America the Philosophical - Carlin Romano; The Advanced Genius Theory - Jason Hartley; Dangerous Idea: Reclaim Time ; On Our Minds: Ruth Ozeki.