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Appealing to hearts and minds is getting us nowhere, writes Miles Howard.
Ron and Heather wrap up Freak Out and Carry On, reviewing the year that was. Thanks to all our listeners!
Politicians are beyond hope on gun violence, writes Steve Almond. It's up to us. What will we decide to do?
Women are vanishing from key roles in the federal government, writes Lauren Stiller Rikleen, and that's bad for everyone.
It is the content of treatment that is likely to make a difference, writes Bachaar Arnaout, rather than the setting where it is delivered.
The Trump budget's "solution" for dealing with America's hunger epidemic is especially perverse, writes Miles Howard.
Nearly 50 years after their romance ended, Elizabeth Marcus writes about visiting her first love.
Infrastructure is how we remain one of the world’s great cities, writes Dan McNichol.
Is it possible to feel bereft at the loss of one’s tax preparer? asks Peter Guthrie. Yes, when you've shared laughs and stories over at least a dozen years.
My father taught me to love Memorial and Veterans Day parades, writes Brenda McDonald. But President Trump should forget his silly parade and spend the money helping needy veterans.
Author Anita Diamant watched rehearsals for a local production of the Shakespeare play -- particularly popular right now -- and ruminated on similarities between the two leaders.
There’s no defending the pope here, writes Rich Barlow. Catholics, especially victims of abuse, need an explanation and probably an apology from the pontiff.
The Global Gag rule has been a political football for decades, writes physician Lina Roa, but Trump’s policy is more restrictive than ever.
Benjamin Wittes, from Lawfare, and Jonathan Rauch, from The Atlantic discuss their article "Boycott the Republican Party", the repercussions of the Nunes memo, and their faith in the Mueller investigation.
E.M. Swift has covered 16 Olympic Games. So when he puts out a must-see list, we take note.
Too many people believe dishonesty is OK if it gets them to the desired goal, writes Len Saxe.
We have all dreamed of the day when we could snack non-offensively, writes Joanna Weiss. Why shouldn’t retailers come to the rescue?
The global divide in cancer care is neither inevitable nor insurmountable, writes Ruth Allen.
The legislation is wrong not because of what it says about the Holocaust, writes Nir Eisikovits, but because of what it says about the state of Polish democracy.
Republicans fear a world in which women have the power to hold men accountable, writes Steve Almond.