What's It Like to Be an Immigrant in Today's America?

Sep 18, 2018
CATEGORY: U.S.A.

Writer Jose Antonio Vargas speaks with David Brooks, an executive director at the Aspen Institute, at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June. Vargas has lived as an undocumented immigrant in America for more than two decades.

New Planned Parenthood President Says Violence Can Be Cured

Sep 13, 2018
CATEGORY: U.S.A., Health
 
Dr. Leana Wen talked about curing violence at Spotlight Health in 2015. This week, Wen became president of Planned Parenthood.
 
Leana Wen, the newly-announced president of Planned Parenthood, was Baltimore City Health Commissioner in 2015. That was the year riots broke out following the death of Freddie Gray.

Leaning on Hope

Aug 29, 2018
CATEGORY: Society, Education, U.S.A.
 
Jonathan Capehart, opinion writer for the Washington Post, interviews Florida superintendent Robert Runcie on June 30 at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
 
Broward County School District Superintendent Robert Runcie remembers clearly the events of February 14, 2018.

Podcast: College Students and Health

Aug 14, 2018
CATEGORY: Education, Health, U.S.A.
 
Dan Porterfield, Paula Johnson, and Samhita Mukhopadhyay talk about the university's role in student health at Spotlight Health.
 
Across the US, students are heading back to college for the start of the school year. Many will wrestle with mental health challenges. Campus counseling offices are busier than ever and peer-run mental health clubs are popping up.

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