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Location:

San Luis Obispo, CA

Genres:

Art

Ideas

Description:

A weekly cultural affairs program for the furthering of ideas across the social spectrum through interviews with leading thinkers and social innovators.

Twitter:

@hhadley

Language:

English

Contact:

KCBX Public Radio, FM 90 4100 Vachell Lane San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (805) 549-8855


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IdeaSphere: 140707

7/14/2014
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Americans spend nearly ten times more to imprison a child then we would to educate them. In her book,Burning Down the House, Nell Bernstein reveals that we are risking the future of a third of our children.

Duration: 00:29:00


IdeaSphere: 140630

7/7/2014
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Explosion Green: When David Gottfried came up with an idea for green environmental building 20 years ago, he ran into a number of hurdles. The building industry had been doing what they did for decades. Why change? It’s taken another two decades, but changes have been made.

Duration: 00:29:23


IdeaSphere: 140602

6/6/2014
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In our quest to link the human brain with computers, neurosurgeon EricLeuthhardtprovides a cautionary tale.

Duration: 00:29:00


IdeaSphere: 140526

5/30/2014
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This Memorial Day special centers on the story of one of World War II’s most unusual encounters. Nearly 50-years later, an American B-17 pilot and an ace German fighter pilot would bond as brothers.

Duration: 00:28:59


IdeaSphere: 140519

5/22/2014
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Entrepreneur and author DavidHowittprovides a modern day manifesto for those who feel disconnected and unfulfilled.

Duration: 00:28:59


IdeaSphere: 140512

5/15/2014
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California is going dry. Professor Wade Graham laments that it’s not just the availability of water, it’s the wasteful way we use it.

Duration: 00:31:05


IdeaSphere: 140505

5/9/2014
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The first national meeting of Citizens Congress 2014 is set for early June in San Luis Obispo County. Director William Ostrander details the groups effort to remove the influence of money in politics.

Duration: 00:29:09


IdeaSphere: 140428

5/2/2014
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An awareness of social class within any group is a key to effectively bridging class differences, according to Dr. Betsy Leondar-Wright. She is the Program Director of Class Action.

Duration: 00:28:59


IdeaSphere: 140421

4/24/2014
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In his latest book, bestselling author Craig Nelson provides the first full history of the Atomic Age. He takes his readers through the discovery of the X-ray to the nuclear plant meltdown in Japan.

Duration: 00:29:17


IdeaSphere: 140414

4/17/2014
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In his in-depth research into the New Testament, Dr. Richard Carrier addresses the challenges of history as a whole.

Duration: 00:28:58


IdeaSphere: 140407

4/11/2014
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This is more than a story of saving endangered species. By studying the Indiana bat, author Don Williams discovers his relationship with wildlife, the land, and himself.

Duration: 00:22:19


IdeaSphere: 140324

3/28/2014
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Ideasphere with Guy Rathbun is a weekly cultural affairs program for the furthering of ideas across the social spectrum through interviews with leading thinkers and social innovators.

Duration: 00:29:07


IdeaSphere: 140310

3/14/2014
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Environment writer Paul Rogers and climate scientist for the National Resources Defense Council, DanLashof, examine the range of possibilities that are bringing about climate change.

Duration: 00:29:14


IdeaSphere: 140303

3/7/2014
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The conversation with sociologist Jerry Lembcke continues. In this program, he examines the dramatic increase in the number of Traumatic Brain Injury claims in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Duration: 00:29:10


IdeaSphere: 140224

3/4/2014
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Part two in a conversation with sociologist Jerry Lembcke. In this program, he examines the dramatic increase in the number of Traumatic Brain Injury claims in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Duration: 00:28:58


IdeaSphere: 140210

2/14/2014
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Flawed System: Long term and high unemployment is now frighteningly common across the developing world. In his recent study, professor Ofer Sharone reveals how different labor market institutions give rise to job search games.

Duration: 00:28:58


IdeaSphere: 140203

2/7/2014
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Economic Troubles: Most Americans are not aware the problems that caused the collapse of Wall Street in 2008 remain prevalent today. Investment analyst Larry Doyle exposes the corruption in his book, In Bed With Wall Street.

Duration: 00:28:58


IdeaSphere: 140127

1/29/2014
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NAACP – A History: Founded over 100-years ago, the NAACP is seen as a vanguard civil rights organization. But this institution was not the first to devote its efforts to advancing the cause of racial justice, as we learn from professor Susan Carle in her book, Defining the Struggle.

Duration: 00:28:59


IdeaSphere: 140120

1/23/2014
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Chomsky’s Challenge: Independent scholar Anthony Greco provides insights and failings of Noam Chomsky’s personal assessments of politics and foreign policy.

Duration: 00:28:58


IdeaSphere: 140113

1/16/2014
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Dr. Sarah Richardson offers a compelling argument on how cultural conceptions of gender operate within science. Her new book is, Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome.

Duration: 00:28:58

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