Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and took
anti-depressants as a teenager because he was told that depression is the
result of a chemical imbalance in the brain. He went on a quest to see if
this is really the case. In his book, Lost Connections:...
In 1957, Melba Patillo Beals, was one of nine African-American high school
students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
She became a journalist, professor, author, and at the age of 52 adopted twin
sons. In her book, I Will Not Fear: My Stor...
On February 3rd, 2018, Roots of Conflict and KBOO/Portland, co-sponsored a
presentation at Portland State University called US-Saudi Coalition: Bringing
Peace or War?
In this episode you will hear from Yemeni activist, Aisha Jumaan and Mohammad
al-Nimr, son of executed ...
Ira Israel is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a licensed
marriage and family therapist. He has graduate degrees in philosophy,
religious studies, and psychology. He has a private practice in Santa Monica,
California as well as on-line coaching. He leads wo...
Dr. Samuel Harrington, MD, is the author of At Peace: Choosing a Good Death
After a Long Life. In this important book, which James Fallows of The
Atlantic calls “deeply humane,” he argues the case for taking a
clear-eyed yet compassionate view towards the end of life. M...
Many of us have grown up watching The Ten Commandments on television. Each
year we would watch Charlton Heston kill an Egyptian, rescue Midianite
damsels, confront the Pharaoh with amazing miracles and the lead the Hebrews
out of slavery in Egypt and through the Red Sea....
Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth (AE911truth) now has nearly three
thousand professional engineers and architects calling for a new
investigation into the destruction of the three World Trade Center towers
on 9/11. Founder of AE911Truth, Richard Gage, AIA talks ab...
Andreas Weber is a Berlin-based philosopher, biologist, and writer. He holds
degrees in marine biology and cultural studies. He proposes the development
of a “poetic ecology” which intimately attaches our species to every
being and underpins the entire range of human exp...
The election of Donald Trump came as a shock to many. But others saw it as
the culmination of a decades-long effort to uproot and destabilize
America’s democratic government. My guests come from two different
generations but with a similar viewpoint and quest to empower ...
White born-again or evangelical Christians and white Catholics strongly
supported Donald Trump for president. To what extent does this vote
represent Christian values? What would happen if Jesus were in the White
House? What would be our priorities as a nation if the val...