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Episode 93: Three Experts, Three Angles on the Immigration Crisis

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Episode 92: 'Gender, Governance, and Islam' with Nadje Al-Ali

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Episode 91: From the Academy Awards to Brown University, Brown Students on Gender Equality

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Episode 90: The Data Behind 'Good' Parenting with Emily Oster

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Episode 89: Making Sense of the Crisis at the Mexico-US Border

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Episode 88: Making Sense of The US’s Tough Talk With Iran

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Episode 87: Student Spotlight Series:

Drashti

Ethan

Luna

Sebastian

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Episode 86: A.I., Robots, and Imagining 'The Future of Work'

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Episode 85: 'Unlearning Race' with Thomas Chatterton Williams

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Episode 84: The Untold Story of Gay Brazilian Revolutionary Herbert Daniel

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Episode 83: Making Sense of Brexit

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Episode 82: Governing Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

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Episode 81: Reflections on the Fight for Social Justice in India

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Episode 80: Special Episode: Madeleine Albright on The Sanford School's Policy 360

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Episode 79: Opening the 'Black Box' of Congressional Procedure

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Episode 78: Behind the Numbers of America's Opioid Crisis

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Episode 77: Populism Around the World

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Episode 76: The Surprising Politics of...Fish?

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Episode 75: Emily Oster on nutrition, research, and the challenge of identifying healthy habits.

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Episode 74: Thinking Big on Criminal Justice Reform

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Episode 73: Fixing Medicaid in a Fragmented Democracy

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Episode 72: The Power of Transnational Advocacy Networks

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Episode 71: (Re)Defining "Girls' Education"

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Episode 70: Sebastian Junger on Community, Belonging, and His Book 'Tribe'

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Episode 69: Mapping Social Mobility in America

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Episode 68: Translating Ancient Texts in the Middle of the Desert

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Episode 67: Building Watson

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Episode 66: Domestic Violence Is a Public Health Problem

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Episode 65: Making Sense of Brazil's 2018 Presidential Election: Part 3

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Episode 64: Making Sense of Brazil's 2018 Presidential Election: Part 2

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Episode 63: Jeff Weaver – How Bernie Won

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Episode 62: California's Education Reform: Lessons From The Last 10 Years

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Episode 61: Making Sense of Brazil's 2018 Presidential Election: Part 1

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Episode 60: Music of 1968: Social Protest Then & Now

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Episode 59: Democratic Erosion

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Episode 58: Firearm Injury Prevention Is Not Gun Control

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Episode 57: Growing the Food Movement

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Episode 56: The Climate-Value Paradox: What the Markets Are Getting Wrong

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Episode 55: Gender Inequality, War, and Rape

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Episode 54: Who's In and Who's Out? Nationalism as a State-Constructed Narrative

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Episode 53: Hostile Takeover

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Episode 52: The Changing Geography of Poverty

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Episode 51: Changing the world: Innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology

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Episode 50: Global Insecurity: Is there Reason for Hope?

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Episode 49: Mapping Control

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Episode 48: Trump, Tariffs, and the Truth about China

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Episode 47: Can Art Save Us?

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Episode 46: Jihad & Co

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Episode 45: 1968

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Episode 44: The Wall

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Episode 43: Despair Is Expensive

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Episode 42: Italy Is Ticked Off

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Episode 41: From Baghdad to Paris: Pulitzer Prize winner Alissa Rubin '80

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Episode 40: Toxic Wars of the Middle East

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Episode 39: Is Nuclear War No Longer Taboo?

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Episode 38: Family, Sharia Law, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

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Episode 37: Violence, Fear and Upper-Class Seclusion in Mexican Cities

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Episode 36: Can the Common Good Still Prevail in America?

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Episode 35: Medicine in America

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Episode 34: Discussion with Michael Steele, former RNC chair

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Episode 33: Civil Society and Human Rights in Peril

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Episode 32: Talking tax reform with Mark Blyth and John Friedman

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Episode 31: Politics in the Age of Trump: the 2018 Midterms and Beyond

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Episode 30: Tom Perez and Denis McDonough

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Episode 29: Women's Rights and National Security

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Episode 28: Trump, Truth and the Media

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Episode 27: Europe in the Age of Rising Populism

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Episode 26: The Middle Income Trap and the Politics of Skills

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Episode 25: Coordinating Humanitarian Relief

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Episode 24: Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA

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Episode 23: Know Thy Neighbor: A Look at Our Increasingly Polarized Society

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Episode 22: How Solidarity Works for Welfare

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Episode 21: Sexual Violence as a Strategy of War

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Episode 20: Intelligence Success and Failure: The Human Factor

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Episode 19: Iran Embraces Moderation

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Episode 18: Job Opportunity Cost of War

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Episode 17: Mark Blyth talks French election, Comey

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Episode 16: Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution

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Episode 15: Russian hacking and the erosion of internet privacy

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Episode 14: One Woman's Story: Blazing the Trail for Education in Kenya

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Episode 13: Climate of Change

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Episode 12: Stephen Kinzer on the birth of American imperialism

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Episode 11: Obamacare: Now What?

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Episode 10: Upward Mobility: the College Effect

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Episode 9: National Review Columnist on Trump's DC

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Episode 8: Fallout from Trump Action on Immigration

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Episode 7: Learning to Play by Ear in Tehran

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Episode 6: Trump, Brexit & the rise of global illiberalism

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Episode 5: A Lesson in Emotional Geography

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Episode 4: Sex Work Is Work

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Episode 3: Humanitarian Response in Haiti

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Episode 2: Whose fault is hunger?

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Episode 1: Gender and the 2016 Election

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