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Learning about how enhancing the productivity and incomes of smallholder family farmers is key to progress, according to Barbara…
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's disingenuous charity scam, our end-of-the-year round-up, and listener mail.
We learn about the state of food insecurity in the world and how about 793 million people are undernourished globally, down 167…
The US has a new name for its endless war, and listener mail.
Barbara Ekwall begins with the various ways FAO of The United Nations defines hunger and what regions are primarily focused in its…
Congress finally jettisons the punishments imposed by No Child Left Behind, and listener mail.
Ann Fensterstock is the author of the book Art On The Block. The book charts the history of the New York art world over the last…
We speak with Barbara Ekwall, Senior Liaison Officer at the North America Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the…
Obama expands the ground war in Iraq, and listener mail.
To cut back on the food we waste, Dana Gunders gives some simple steps, like making strategic grocery lists or putting leftovers…
A love story about second chances, and also Merry Christmas.
Main causes of waste occurs due to poor planning and overbuying as well as from food being stored improperly, according to Dana…
We revisit two of our favorite holiday segments, the insecure chef and a story about being a gift wrapper at Cartier.
Practical strategies, checklists, and educational infographics on reducing waste with recipes like Sour Milk Pancakes and Buried…
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss how and why we should do away with private housing, robots who can say no to humans, and…
Dana Gunders talks with us about why she wrote the Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook and how 40 percent of food in America goes to…
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York get together at the end of every month to share their wild and crazy…
We run down some of our favorite Christmas movies.
Hannah Barrett is a painter based in Brooklyn. Her work draws from a range of subject matter including old cookbooks, vintage…
Dana Gunders, staff scientist focused on food and agriculture, speaks with us about reducing food waste and her book, Waste-Free…
The got to go list and the importance of keeping the most challenging students, and listener mail on education.
Dr. Azra Raza discusses how the FDA has created inertia as it continues to recognize these models as the gold standard for…
Julia Carrie Wong joins us to discuss a fatal police shooting in San Francisco, Paige Shell-Spurling joins us to discuss auto…
Dr. Azra Raza discusses her decision early on to concentrate research on freshly obtained human cells and not to rely on mice or…
Ayesha Siddiqi joins us to discuss Islamophobia in the US, Britney Summit Gil joins us to discuss the empathy gap in the corporate…
Dr. Azra Raza speaks with us about the case of Sepsis where mice modeling proved to be a useless tactic in developing a drug for…
Ryan Schleeter joins us to discuss the Paris Climate Summit, sex panic over a Serena Williams magazine cover, and listener mail.
Part 2 with Dr. Azra Raza, the Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University, discusses the history and standardization of the…
The final agreement from the Paris climate summit is historic but leaves much to be desired, details on the end of No Child Left…
Video artist Janaye Brown makes single-shot videos based around the surreal and mundane moments of everyday life. In a four…
Dr. Azra Raza, the Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University in New York, NY, speaks with us about the hazard in using…
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss how Syrians are reacting to Trump's proposal to ban Muslims, former cop Daniel Holtzclaw is…
Dan Sharp scours Toronto’s seamy underbelly after the murder of a notorious nightspot owner, and finds his own life on the line.
The struggle to sustain quality international reporting in a digital age, yet it's importance in understanding international…
A new poll shows GOP voters overwhelmingly support Trump's plan to ban Muslims from entering the US, a political science theory…
Marvin Kalb continues the conversation on how to build future relations with Russia despite Putin's purely nationalistic motives.
Trump's rhetoric and the US media's struggle to retain the veneer of objectivity.
Part 3 with Marvin Kalb on the world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014.
Maysoon Zayid joins us to discuss Donald Trump's latest comments on banning Muslims from entering the US, our thoughts on Obama's…
Part 2 with Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, wrote a book called Imperial Gamble: Putin, Ukraine, and the…
Todd Miller joins us to discuss his time at the Paris Climate Summit, thoughts on Texas' anti-Syrian refugee lawsuit, and listener…
This week on the show I speak with multi-media artist Orlando Estrada. Orlando creates installations, sculptures, and performances…
We speak with Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, wrote a book called Imperial Gamble: Putin, Ukraine, and the…
Mariame Kaba joins us to discuss the police killing of Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Texas sues to keep the government from…
The outrageous Maria Heinegg pays George a visit to discuss her active bisexual-vegan-crossfit-and-many-more-hyphens lifestyle. …
Jason Cooper is a brilliant student whose flawless academic record is jeopardized by the tribulations of pledging a fraternity.…
Learning how LeanPath Inc. creates a technological system that addresses the food waste crisis in America.
Reactions to the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Texas sues federal government to halt Syrian refugee resettlement, and listener…
Part 2 with Andrew Shakman, the CEO of LeanPath, Inc., on personal ways to prevent food waste.
World AIDS Day and the continuing criminalization of people with HIV, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fires police chief, and listener…
We speak with Andrew Shakman, a food waste prevention advocate and the CEO of LeanPath, a food-saving technology service.
Peter Cole joins us to discuss how unions can combat xenophobia, Paris clamps down on climate summit protests.
David and Austin have continued the collaborative work. Fallen Fruit began by mapping fruit trees growing on or over public…
Thoughts on the Planned Parenthood shooting, and Trump and Cruz each put forward total falsehoods.
Stephen Fan is a designer and adjunct assistant professor in the Art History and Architectural Studies department at Connecticut…