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Arts and Culture: Art Matters (Episode #109)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

This episode looks at how the arts make an essential difference - not just in the lives of individuals but also for society at large, from education, economics, and diplomacy to our national conscience and legacy. For this track, artists, educators, experts, and policymakers gather to explore how the arts affect our lives and can change the world. Featured Speakers: Stanley Tucci, Moby, Rocco Landesman, Julie Taymor.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

What We Believe: An Exploration of Values (Episode #108)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

What do we really mean when we talk about values? What is their source? How are they changing? Religion or faith, morality and responsibility, marketplace versus social good, the definition of "character"? Are there such things as common American values? Can we agree on common principles? Special Master of the Federal September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 Kenneth Feinberg discusses how the law values human life and how compensation can reflect self-worth in the eyes of the recipient, David Brooks talks about being a better person and Michael Sandel explores the role of money and markets in our society.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Our Planet: 7 Billion and Counting (Episode #107)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Food and water scarcities will put strains on global stability. This episode will explore how our planet is changing under population pressures and what initiatives are in place to alleviate them. David Breashears presents alarming imagery of the Himalayas and its disappearing glaciers, a panel explores whether water could be a flashpoint in the next major conflict and another offers innovative ways for feeding nine billion of us.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

War & Peace in the Modern World (Episode #106)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

On the heels of the presidential debate, which at least in part focused on foreign policy, the discussions in tonight's episode are both timely and pressing. The show opens with Jane Harman, Craig Nixon, Michael O'Hanlon, James Steinberg, Dina Temple-Raston discussing America's future military role in the world. There are enormous challenges including climate change, education, economy, failed states, terrorism, and other broad issues that affect our security and international stability. How much is our national security embedded in these broader challenges? Should we be spending more or less on our military? When should we intervene? How often should we be using drones? Should we reinstate the draft or mandatory National Service? This episode explores significant questions about the nature of war and the potential for peace.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Democracy On Trial (Episode #105)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
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