Scientific progress is dependent upon a plurality of perspectives; that when inquiry is open to many disparate points of view, it’s more open to critical analysis and thus more objective.
Across the political spectrum consensus is building for the need to reform America’s criminal justice system. As one of the most powerful players in the system, prosecutors are being called upon to address the vicious cycle known as the “cradle-to-prison” pipeline.
We have entered the sixth mass extinction, but unlike its five predecessors, this one is largely human-driven. But hope remains as more people become invested in saving precious but endangered species.
Feminism is making a comeback, led by courageous women who have remained in the trenches, trying to erase the misconceptions that feminists are just sad man haters and trying to wipe out the mysogeny that is embedded in American culture. One such feminist leader is the best-selling author and popular Feminista.com blogger Valenti.
In this cultural climate, how do journalists navigate such a vulnerable terrain? Michael Barbaro, host of the popular political podcast, The Daily and veteran reporter for The New York Times will open the program with an overview of the profession and share insights regarding its future.