Hewa Schwan, Kurdish American, discusses the culture of his people. Why do they still support the US even though many say the US has betrayed them so often?
For over 20 years, Dr. Andrew Saxon and Dr. Richard Ries have worked with patients and families affected by opioid use. In this interview, they discuss the how and why opioid dependence happens, and ways to overcome the United States’ biggest drug problem.
World-renowned geomorphologist, David Montgomery, PhD, describes his new book Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life. He notes that farms can grow more food, prepare the soil for the future, protect the environment, provide healthier food, and be profitable with a change in approach.
This US member of Congress finds the path to bipartisan cooperation AND effective global development. Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) discusses global threats and opportunities and the United States’ place in the world.
Hip Hop Heals — Scott Hanauer of Washington State’s Community Youth Services discusses how his organization uses hip hop to address troubled youth. Program director Bobby Williams and graduate Shanelle Berry join the conversation.
A CURE FOR CANCER: The world-renowned Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Gary Gilliland describes a one-shot process with a 93% success rate in blood cancers … and how the Center believes this process has much potential in many other diseases.
The book “Strength in What Remains,” by Tracy Kidder, is about Deo Niyizonkiza, who describes escaping from civil war, and then escaping the streets of New York. He is trying to bring healthcare to his home country of Burundi.
What’s the surprise? They are girls! Watch the Atlantis ROV Team — Haley McConnaughey, Annika Hustad, and Hannah McConnaughey — fight age-old stereotypes as they challenge their Romanian hosts with their superior robotics’ knowledge.
Beth MacNairn, Executive Director, Handicap International, describes this unique organization, winner of both the Nobel Peace Price and the Hilton Humanitarian Award.
The Hilton Humanitarian 2013 prize in the amount of $1.5 million awarded to ECPAT USA (End Child Prostitution and Trafficking)! Carol Smolenski, Executive Director, discusses saving children from sexual exploitation.
Linda Lockhart, Founder and Chair of the Global Give Back Circle, and Mary Mwende, from the first GGBC class, explains the progress and benefits of the mentoring organization.
Cherie Blair talks about strengthening the capacity of women entrepreneurs in countries where they lack equal opportunities. “Backing women’s rights isn’t just good ethics, it’s sound economics.”