The Obama administration tells public schools across the country to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice. The debate over transgender rights and the legal, social and financial implications.
Last month the governor of Virginia restored voting rights to more than two-hundred-thousand ex-felons. It’s the third state in recent months to change course on reinstating the vote. The national debate over voting rights for ex-offenders.
Coal mining companies in Appalachia have been steadily laying off workers and closing down. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders promise to bring new economic opportunities to the area. Donald Trump says he can revive the industry: Join us to discuss competing visions for America's coal workers and the future of the region.
The Middle East editor of Newsweek has been a war correspondent since the 1980s. She says reporting on the war in Syria is unlike any other conflict she’s covered. The brutal reality of the daily lives of Syrians.
Last year Amnesty International called for decriminalizing the global sex trade. Since then the debate has heated up, pitting feminist against feminist, with sharply different solutions for how to protect sex workers. We look at the debate over legalizing prostitution.
Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
The Department of Justice says some states wrongly place thousands of people with mental and physical health problems in nursing homes. A look at federal efforts to secure civil rights for those with disabilities.
Senator Ted Cruz drops out of the presidential race and Senator Bernie Sanders wins Indiana. Guest host Lisa Desjardins talks with a panel of guests about what Tuesday's primary results mean for the 2016 presidential race.
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