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Lynn Walsh talks about potential changes and refocusing in journalism education, how we can become more responsible consumers of media, and the environment for journalists in a post-truth world.
Two schools in Connecticut highlight the enduring problem of school segregation, Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Ash Carter disagree on cooperation with Russia in Syria, and listener mail.  
In Helping Children Succeed, Paul Tough takes on a new set of pressing questions: What does growing up in poverty do to children’s mental and physical development? How does adversity at home affect their success in the classroom, from preschool to high school? And what practical steps can the adults who are responsible for them — from parents and teachers to policy makers and philanthropists — take to improve their chances for a positive future?
Marcy Wheeler joins us to discuss how Edward Snowden told the NSA about his concerns before going public, looking at the challenges facing homeless youth in New York City, and the radical politics of Muhammad Ali.  
Gideon Oliver joins us to discuss a lawsuit regarding NYPD surveillance of the Young Lords in the 60s and 70s, a school community bullies a transgender kindergartener, and listener mail.
Artists Aaron Hughes and Amber Ginsburg discuss TEA, a project that grew out of Aaron’s encounters with tea, and being offered tea while deployed in Kuwait and Iraq as a member of the Illinois Army National Guard.
What are some of the ways that we can sustain a natural and ongoing dialogue, to form communities of knowledge outside of institutions?
Advocates for sex-positivity are revolutionizing education to foster a more open, inclusive dialogue among youth communities.
In the battle between community gardens vs. affordable housing: what do we truly lose in choosing the latter?

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