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Critical Thinking is a set of skills that most students learn at a relatively early age. Even students who don’t do well in school are familiar wit...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 29:01
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Caption: Arthur Lieber
It wasn’t that long ago that the Democratic party was primarily made up of blue collar workers. That has flipped in the last few years, especially ...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Jennie C. Stephens
The inadequate response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the US has also thwarted the country’s response to the climate crisis. Some feel it’s due to le...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2020
  • Length: 29:01
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Caption: Joel Kotkin
Feudalism. Now that’s a word you don’t hear very often. It’s been a long time since we’ve had a structured society of that nature. But, even more c...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Pawan Dhingra
Parents and teachers would all agree that changes are necessary in the world of education. Inequality is embedded in the system. Today, parents who...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 29:01
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This is the second half of a Happy News feature on Decluttering for greater peace and happiness - focusing this time on the mind!

  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Dr. Inga Hansen
Usually, when someone is thought to have sold out, it’s a negative reference. It can mean they’ve betrayed their values and ethics. Yet it’s someth...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Martin Schoenhals
Hierarchies are deeply embedded in human societies. They are so much a part of our being they’re hardly given a second thought. Status is sought af...

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  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Roger S. Gottlieb
Here’s the conundrum: a good person doesn’t knowingly create devastation and suffering. Yet, that is exactly what we’re doing with our environment....

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  • Added: May 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Ulrich Boser
You’d think that after several centuries of learning, we’d finally understand how to learn. But, it seems that humans are always on the path to a b...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Dr. Linda Nathan
There’s a long held assumption that college access is available to anyone and everyone. All they have to have is fortitude and a big dream. In othe...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Noliwe Rooks
America’s system of public schools is recognized as one of the countries greatest achievements.

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Jacques Berlinerblau
In the 1970s, over half of America’s university professors were tenured or on the tenure track. Today that figure is around 25-percent and falling.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Corey Dolgon
American voters have been convinced to vote against their best interests for decades, according to sociology professors Corey Dolgon.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Tom Nichols
Research is not plugging a question into a browser. Yet, we treat the Internet as though it has intelligence. And, in turn, that makes us intelligent.

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Be part of the Emotion Revolutiion
Andrew Faas has a new book and a new alliance. The book is "From Bully to Bull's-Eye: Move Your Organization Out of the Line of Fire" and the allia...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2017
  • Length: 49:16
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
This piece features the voices of black Americans who came of age during the civil rights era: an era that lives with a mix of pain and pride in th...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Caption: Mark Seidenberg
An international survey in 2011 found that students in Shanghai outperformed American students in every category. President Obama referred to the r...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
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Caption: George Lakey at Occupy Philly
The Scandinavian countries … Sweden, Norway and Denmark … boasts the world’s happiest, most productive people. They have equality, low unemployment...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
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Caption: Yuval Levin
Americans appear frustrated today. The economy that was supposed to bounce back following the recession nearly a decade ago, remains sluggish and s...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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With so many opinions, we may never reach a consensus in education. But keeping the dialogue open and considering all stakeholders – even those no...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
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Linda speaks about her book The trouble with billionaires , Corporate philanthropy, alternatives

  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:05
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Schools are almost out; will they still be there in September?

  • Added: May 10, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: portrait of Barbara Johns, who led the walkout
In 1951 a group of African American students at Robert R. Moton High School in Prince Edward County, Virginia, organized a strike to protest the su...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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