We talk with the Brennan Center about the precarious state of our democracy.  PLUS: an inspiration for many in her time, and for even more in our time—former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.  We speak with Blanche Wiesen Cook about her biography.  With host Kris Welch.


Talkies

The Power of Ideals; plus Sherry Glaser

“Idealism is naive: people won’t rise above self-interest to serve the greater good.”  Cynicism rules in much of modern life—but not in a new book by Stanford professors William Damon and Anne Colby.    ALSO: actor and activist Sherry Glaser takes us behind the cannabis curtain with her new one-woman show.  With host Kris Welch.


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