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A weekly cultural affairs program for the furthering of ideas across the social spectrum through interviews with leading thinkers and social innovators.
||IdeaSphere: 140707||Americans spend nearly ten times more to imprison a child then we would to educate them. In her book, Burning Down the House, Nell Bernstein reveals that we are risking the future of a third of our children.||14 7 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||IdeaSphere: 140630||Explosion Green: When David Gottfried came up with an idea for green environmental building 20 years ago, he ran into a number of hurdles. The building industry had been doing what they did for decades. Why change? It’s taken another two decades,||7 7 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||IdeaSphere: 140602||In our quest to link the human brain with computers, neurosurgeon Eric Leuthhardt provides a cautionary tale.||6 6 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||IdeaSphere: 140526||This Memorial Day special centers on the story of one of World War II’s most unusual encounters. Nearly 50-years later, an American B-17 pilot and an ace German fighter pilot would bond as brothers.||30 5 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||IdeaSphere: 140519||Entrepreneur and author David Howitt provides a modern day manifesto for those who feel disconnected and unfulfilled.||22 5 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||IdeaSphere: 140512||California is going dry. Professor Wade Graham laments that it’s not just the availability of water, it’s the wasteful way we use it.||15 5 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||IdeaSphere: 140505||The first national meeting of Citizens Congress 2014 is set for early June in San Luis Obispo County. Director William Ostrander details the groups effort to remove the influence of money in politics.||9 5 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||IdeaSphere: 140428||An awareness of social class within any group is a key to effectively bridging class differences, according to Dr. Betsy Leondar-Wright. She is the Program Director of Class Action.||2 5 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||IdeaSphere: 140421||In his latest book, bestselling author Craig Nelson provides the first full history of the Atomic Age. He takes his readers through the discovery of the X-ray to the nuclear plant meltdown in Japan.||24 4 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||IdeaSphere: 140414||In his in-depth research into the New Testament, Dr. Richard Carrier addresses the challenges of history as a whole.||17 4 2014||Free||View In iTunes|