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The Scholars’ Circle & Insighters Radio- Jan. 27th, 2013
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Much of the mass media has fixated on whether the film Zero Dark Thirty glorified torture. Academy Award-winning director Katherine Bigelow has been forced by critics to explain her use of graphic, detailed torture scenes in her new film, which dramatizes the hunt and assassination of Osama Bin Laden. But while headlines and talk shows [...]

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The Scholars’ circle & Insighters Radio- Jan. 20th, 2013
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In this hour, can a breakthrough in DNA snipping lead to curing AIDS and other diseases? Jennifer A. Doudna is Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at UC, Berkeley. She is the author of numerous publications including, “RNA-programmed genome editing in human cells”, “A Programmable Dual-RNA-Guided DNA Endonuclease in Adaptive Bacterial Immunity” and [...]

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The Scholars’ circle & Insighters Radio- Jan. 13th, 2013
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First, we look at post-earthquake reconstruction, disaster relief and the role of NGO’s in Haiti. We also take a deeper look at the critical role of the Haitian Diaspora. Jonathan Katz, Journalist and author of The Big Truck That Went By; Manolia Charlotin, executive editor of The Haitian Times; Then, on the Scholars Circle, we [...]

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The Scholars’ circle & Insighters Radio- Jan. 6th, 2013
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Last year brought many vital issues out into the open. Storms such as Hurricane Sandy for example heightened awareness of climate change. What might we see develop in 2013? Sarah Von Gelder, Yes Magazine; Then we spend the rest of the hour discussing a disturbing trend of increasing numbers of school children being conditioned for [...]

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