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China’s long-controversial One Child policy has recently been reversed and now, individual families are allowed to have two children. What influence will this have on family and culture in one of the world’s oldest nations? Pulitzer Prize-winner Fong will explore the history of this law, its negative impacts, and the future of China's aging population.

Journalist Mei Fong tells Fresh Air that China's one-child policy drastically reshaped the country's demographic make-up.

He says that dynamic is to blame for turning elite, Ivy League universities into, essentially, vocational schools.    "We create classes of systems managers," Hedges says, "highly astute and intelligent in a kind of analytical way … [who] only know how to service a particular system."

Hedges Laments The 'Death Of The Liberal Class'

He says that dynamic is to blame for turning elite, Ivy League universities into, essentially, vocational schools. "We create classes of systems managers," Hedges says, "highly astute and intelligent in a kind of analytical way … [who] only know how to service a particular system."

October 15th, 2015- The Nation's 150th anniversary at Seattle Town Hall

This celebratory event brings together all of the themes and people you love from The Nation--many of them former Town Hall speakers--for a mixture of talks, conversations between scholars, and readings from the magazine’s archives.

Veteran policy advisor Kilcullen will analyze global events of 2014 (an unstable Israel, civil war in Eastern Ukraine, the rise of ISIS), explain what they have to say about the current (and future) state of world relations, and make a case for U.S. re-engagement in the region.

Veteran policy advisor Kilcullen will analyze global events of 2014 (an unstable Israel, civil war in Eastern Ukraine, the rise of ISIS), explain what they have to say about the current (and future) state of world relations, and make a case for U.S. re-engagement in the region.

This woman is a badass, she went toe-to-toe with DOMA in FL and defeated it.

DOMA-defeater Roberta Kaplan speaks at IU law school about marriage equality

Author Q&A | Mei Fong

Question and answers with the Mei Fong, author of “One Child: The Past and Future of China’s Most Radical Experiment.

With the increased frequency of ISIS attacks, understanding the group's somewhat mysterious origins is crucial. Bennis (fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies) will pull back the curtain on this organization, its relationship to the war in Iraq, and answer the question on many minds: "Can you really go to war on terror?"

With the increased frequency of ISIS attacks, understanding the group's somewhat mysterious origins is crucial. Bennis (fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies) will pull back the curtain on this organization, its relationship to the war in Iraq, and answer the question on many minds: "Can you really go to war on terror?"

Sensory perception influences more than we think and, according to award-winning science writer Platoni, understanding this process will help people better understand the world around them. She'll offer an inside look a the senses, the mind, and what makes things real to the human mind.

Sensory perception influences more than we think and, according to award-winning science writer Platoni, understanding this process will help people better understand the world around them. She'll offer an inside look a the senses, the mind, and what makes things real to the human mind.

Après Boko Haram

Après Boko Haram

Boko Haram, Town Hall, North Korea, Human Rights, Seattle, Portuguese, Horror, Crying, Livros

SHIRIN EBADI Nobel Peace Prize Laureate for her efforts for democracy and human rights, especially for the rights of women and children. http://ht.ly/yk9j9 Awardee of Rafto Prize, JPM Interfaith Award and Legion of Honour. Lawyer, former judge, human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center

Shirin Ebadi won the Nobel Peace Price in 2003 for her work to improve human rights in Iran, especially those of women, children and political prisoners.

Sugary soda drinks are taking over--at an increasingly negative cost to our health. Nutrition expert Nestle will share the devastating consequences of a society obsessed with soda, how targeted advertising supports this, and solution-based approaches to this issue.

Sugary soda drinks are taking over--at an increasingly negative cost to our health. Nutrition expert Nestle will share the devastating consequences of a society obsessed with soda, how targeted advertising supports this, and solution-based approaches to this issue.

Prospect Event - Robert Shiller: The economics of deception

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Former American steel executive DiMicco says, despite claims that the trend of outsourcing jobs has been reversed, there's still a long way to go. He'll share lessons he learned in the field of manufacturing, and explain why the key to fixing the economy is to reshore these jobs.

Former American steel executive DiMicco says, despite claims that the trend of outsourcing jobs has been reversed, there's still a long way to go. He'll share lessons he learned in the field of manufacturing, and explain why the key to fixing the economy is to reshore these jobs.

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