Bees, bees, bees on The Ecology Hour. Join hosts Tim Bray and Bob Spies with bee expert Dr. Gordon Frankie, Professor of Entomology at UC Berkeley and Director of the Urban Bee Laboratory. They’ll talk about native bees in California. Tune in for this fascinating hour all about our diverse California bee fauna.
Takes on the World; Wednesday @ 9:00 AM
On Wednesday, March 25, Takes on the World's Jeff Blankfort will be speaking with Iran expert Gareth Porter about the prospects of the nuclear negotiations with Iran as they reach their deadline and the significance of Republican threats to thwart or overturn a successful deal and the return of Benjamin Netanyahu, a sworn opponent of any agreement, to another term as Israel's prime minister.
Invisibilia; Wednesday @ 7:00 PM
Catch our encore presentation of Invisibilia alternate Wednesdays at 7 PM. The Secret History of Thoughts asks the question, “Are my thoughts related to my inner wishes, do they reveal who I really am?” The answer can have profound consequences for your life. Hear the story of a man gripped by violent thoughts, and explore how various psychologists make sense of his experience. Also, meet a man trapped inside his head for 13 years with thoughts as his only companion.
Mendo Matters; Thursday @ 9:00
This week Mendo Matters looks at Animal Rights with two active campaigners for better treatment: Dr Elliot Ganz, founder of Marin Based In Defense of Animals and Mendocino’s Dr Jan Allegretti, who fought against having a slaughterhouse build in Ukiah. They’ll discuss the difference between legal rights versus moral rights of animals, including the rights to be free from harm.
TUC Radio; Thursday @ 1:00 PM
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz: An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, Part TWO. In part re-writing the official history of the US Dunbar-Ortiz is looking for reasons why the founding ideology of the US proved so deadly for the indigenous peoples living here. She explains how the early settlers considered themselves to be the chosen people and claimed a covenant with god that is later expressed in the US constitution.
Consider This; Friday @ 9:00 AM
Join Stuart Campbell and his guest Baylor University professor Greg Garrett, when they will talk about his most recent book, Entertaining Judgment: The Afterlife in Popular Imagination. The book explores how popular culture--in song, film, TV, print, & art--expresses the search answers to the question, "What lies in store for us after we die?"
TED Radio Hour; Friday @ 1:00 PM
Next time on the TED Radio Hour: the power of playing. Children are encouraged to play, but what about adults? Social science shows we withdraw from play as we grow up… even though play is a fundamental for cognitive, social, and creative development. Host Guy Raz talks with TED speakers about the necessity of play, and how it can transform us.
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