Upcoming Shows

Here are upcoming Think shows:

March 26, 2019
Sandra Day O’Connor Blazed A Trail
Evan Thomas joins us to talk about the many paths blazed by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, which he writes about in “First: Sandra Day O’Connor.”
 
March 26, 2019
Why We Think We’re Ready for Natural Disasters And Why We’re Wrong
Seismologist Lucy Jones joins us to talk about the long-term psychological toll natural disasters have on the people who experience them. Her book “The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them)” has just been released in paperback.
 
March 27, 2019
A Million US Latinos Turn 18 This Year And They Are Ready To Vote
As the political landscape heats up for 2020, Maria Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino joins us to talk about the issues that drive Latinx voters to the polls.
 
March 27, 2019
We Can’t Stop Climate Change: Here Is What We Can Do
Roger Sedjo joins us to talk about global warming as two parallel tracks: One focused on slowing global warming and another planning for its inevitability. His new book is called “Surviving Global Warming: Why Eliminating Greenhouse Gases Isn’t Enough.”
 
March 28, 2019
Terrorism Is The Least Of Our Problems
Political scientist Micah Zenko joins us to talk about why – relative to other time periods – we’ve never had less to worry about. His new book, written with Michael A. Cohen, is called “Clear & Present Safety: The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters to Americans.”
 
March 28, 2019
Do These Meerkats Have Deep Emotions? Yeah, Probably.
Emory University psychologist Frans de Waal joins us to talk about the natural evolution of animal intelligence research, which looks into how animals feel. His new book is called “Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves.”
 
March 29, 2019
Millennials Come Of Age In A One-Child China
Karoline Kan joins us to talk about how her experiences growing up in China differed from older family members – including her mother who defied the country’s One-Child Policy when she gave birth to Karoline. Her new memoir is called “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China.”