The Real Russia

This hour, we’ll talk with Anne Garrels about Russia’s silent majority and the role it plays in keeping its leadership in power. She writes about the topic in “Putin Country: A Journey into the Real Russia.”

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Europe’s Migrant Crisis

This hour, we’ll talk about the current state of the migrant crisis in Europe – and about how these asylum seekers can be better served – with James Hollifield, public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center and director of the Tower Center for Political Studies at SMU.

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The Future Of Food

This hour, we’ll be joined by Jayson Lusk, chair of the department of agricultural studies at Oklahoma State University and author of “Unnaturally Delicious: How Science and Technology are Serving Up Foods to Save the World” (St. Martin’s Press).

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The Melting Pot

We’ll look at the lasting impact of the Immigration and Nationality Act through the lens of one Virginia county with NPR’s Tom Gjelten, author of “A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story.”

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