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PROGRAM SCHEDULE 2023-2024
August 6 SCOTUS: Flash Point
Mired in scandal and controversy, SCOTUS has cleaved the country into warring camps and led to efforts to “reform” the court. Legal experts discuss how to save the court from itself.
August 20 Democracy in Danger: Tipping Point?
The life and death battle between autocracy and democracy takes center stage.
September 10 Climate Change: Minutes to Midnight
We all feel the effects of climate change, yet no coordinated solution seems to emerge from Washington. Leaders discuss the logjam and what might break through it.
September 24 Women's Rights: Life After Dobbs
This episode will focus on how the Dobbs decision, which overturned Roe v. Wade and returned the issue of abortion regulation to the states, has transformed the social, medical, and political landscape, forcing millions of Americans to reconsider sacrosanct decisions about how they live and love and work and play.
October 15 Culture War: America's Blood Sport
The culture war isn’t just online. A diverse panel discusses how the weaponization of Americans’ differences infiltrates our everyday lives and highest offices.
October 29 American Dream: Wake Up Call?
Wealth inequality is worse now than it was during the Gilded Age. What are the consequences of this division and what are the connections between our political and economic crises?
November VIRTUAL RELEASE Our Better Angels: Thought Royalty *
Leaders who have studied America’s darkest moments weigh in on how the country can prevail through this anxiety provoking moment.
December VIRTUAL RELEASE Democracy in Color *
America’s racial politics and the identities that drive our discourse.
December VIRTUAL RELEASE Adversity: Anxiety's Rx *
In the face of national despair, testimonies about grit and hope from people who have persevered.
January 7 Youth Activism: Tomorrow's Protest Today
Young activists discuss the problems they are inheriting and how they are building movements to overcome them.
January 21 Reality Bites Back – America's Trip Down Fantasy Lane
The coining of “alternate facts” epitomizes that breakdown of a shared reality that once bound the United States together. A diverse panel discusses how so many of us live in bubbles where ill-considered opinion becomes certitude.
February 4 Presidential Politics: Surviving The Cycle
As the country approaches the first presidential election post January 6, a panel discusses the fate of the electoral system.
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