Adventures In Arabic

This hour, we’ll talk with Zora O’Neill about how she immersed herself in the Middle East, mastered the language and broadened her worldview in the process. She writes about the experience in her memoir, “All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

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The Irony Of Power

This hour, we’ll talk about how recognizing the ways that power is gained can keep powerful people from becoming corrupt with Dacher Keltner, faculty director of the UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center.

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The Boys In The Bunkhouse

This hour, we’ll hear how a team of social workers, local journalists and a labor lawyer fought to free a group of disabled men working in a turkey processing plant for just $65 a month – and about how their experience is improving the working conditions of people living with disabilities – with New York Times reporter Dan Barry.

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How To Be A Texan

This hour we’ll talk about how to take the perfect bluebonnet photo, dance the two-step and other important cultural touchstones with Texas Monthly writer Andrea Valdez, author of “How to Be a Texan.”

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