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Dan Ikenson talks about the politicization of the TPP, its status of ratification around the globe, and what its potential rejection could mean for future global trade deals of its kind.
Dan Ikenson returns to discuss the TPP's flaws, why the 12 countries in the agreement were chosen, and lays out the worst case scenario if it's ratified.
Dan Ikenson discusses his team's evaluation of the TPP from an American free trader perspective and addresses rumors that the agreement came out of secret negotiations.
Dan Ikenson discusses China's absence in the TPP and the importance of interdependence when it comes to global trade.
Dan Ikenson explains what the TPP is and explains its status as a "living agreement."
Dr. Laura Schmidt closes out the week with more insight regarding her paper on the Sugar Association scandal and discusses the health harms of sugar.
Dr. Stanton Glantz joins the show to talk about the paper he co-authored revealing that nutrition researchers took money from the Sugar Research foundation in 1967.
Marion Nestle offers some nutrition advice amidst all the noise and research available to us nowadays.
Marion Nestle discusses the simplest way for large food corporations to improve their image: stop duping the American public.
Marion Nestle joins the show to discuss the recently revealed 1967 Sugar Research Foundation scandal and the prevalence of food industry funded nutrition research.
Anne Ortelee is back to discuss the principles of astrology, what makes a good horoscope, and how to find the best one for you.
Anne Ortelee discusses astrology certification and some of the most common misconceptions surrounding the study.
Astrologer Anne Ortelee discusses what drew her to astrology and how different kinds of astrologers match up with different people.
We continue our discussion with Rob Bates about the effectiveness of the Kimberley Process in preventing conflict diamond mining and sale, and talk about ethically sourced diamond retailers.
Journalist Rob Bates joins the show to talk about the place of diamonds in American culture and the Kimberley Process.
We conclude our conversation with Krystine Batcho as she discusses the effects of social media on nostalgia, social skills, and personal development.
We continue our conversation with Krystine Batcho about nostalgia, discussing its correlation with empathy and positive coping techniques.
Krystine Batcho discusses negative portrayals of nostalgia in media and whether or not nostalgic reflection is good for us.
We continue our conversation with Hemu Nigam about the implications of WikiLeaks and the biggest mistakes individuals make when it comes to online security.
Online security expert Hemu Nigam joins the show to talk about the implications of WikiLeaks, how seriously the U.S. government is addressing cyber security, and why it should be hiring more hackers.
Marie Nougier discusses the implementation of safe use sites in the United States and around the world, as well as the benefits of directing drug users toward social services.
We continue our conversation with Marie Nougier about some of the IDPC's initiatives around the globe and what the organization views as an ideal drug policy.

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