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Sep 27, 2018

In this highly readable slim volume, How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them, Jason Stanley shows us the ten basic elements of fascism and illustrates how they operate, including in the US, where us-vs.-them politics has always been at odds with our democracy. 

Sep 20, 2018

How do adversaries find common ground? How do they work together to find common goals an interests? Food from the Radical Center: Healing our Land and Communities by Gary Paul Nabhan is about food and land conservation, but its lessons have the potential to bring together many people in our polarized nation. 

Sep 17, 2018

Mary Beth Pfeiffer is an investigative journalist, whose latest book is, Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change. We discuss the horrors of Lyme disease and other tick-borne pathogens, and the politics that have stood in the way of resources, research, and treatment.

Sep 13, 2018

Pedram Shojai is a doctor of oriental medicine, author, and filmmaker, whose forthcoming film series, Interconnected, looks at the advances in understanding of the many roles of the bacteria and other microorganisms who make our bodies their home. 

Sep 10, 2018

Dr. Hisham Moharram founded The Good Tree Farm as an expression of his Muslim faith. He explains how to keep a farm profitable, regenerate the land and feed communities that don’t have good access to healthy food.