Escalation of Crisis in Syria, The Inner Monologues of New Yorkers, Padmasree Warrior Talks Women in Silicon Valley

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Monday, May 06, 2013

Syria: Israeli Airstrikes Escalate Tensions | Responses: How do you Define 'Justice' today in America? | Padmasree Warrior on Why She Doesn't Believe in Work-Life Balance | Iran Eying the Conflict in Syria Nervously | Teen Diaries and the Power of Being Your Own Storyteller | Listening in on "The Lives of Other Citizens"

Syria: Israeli Airstrikes Escalate Tensions

The crisis in Syria escalated yet again this weekend as Israel carried out a powerful aerial assault on military targets near Damascus, opening up the possibility that the currently...

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Padmasree Warrior on Why She Doesn't Believe in Work-Life 'Balance'

The "Lean In" ideas of Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg and the challenges facing tech leaders like Marissa Mayer at Yahoo have been much discussed topics over the last few months...

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Responses: How do you Define 'Justice' today in America?

Last week, we aired a special episode that examined the concepts of law and justice, from the abstract principles of Plato's Athens to the concrete challenges of achieving justice i...

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Iran Eyeing the Conflict in Syria Nervously

The twin airstrikes in Damascus on Friday and Sunday attributed to Israel appear to be more about Jerusalem’s broad, mostly covert battle with Iran and Hezbollah than about the bloody...

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Listening in on "The Lives of Other Citizens"

New Yorkers keep company with their thoughts as they make their way through the city's streets.  But what are they thinking? A project called "New York Stories: The Lives of Other Cit...

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Teen Diaries and the Power of Being Your Own Storyteller

Sixteen years ago, producer Joe Richman gave group of teenagers tape recorders and asked them to report on their own lives. Armed with recording equipment, they told their stories, an...

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