My Conversation With Ian Shapiro, Author Of Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy From Itself

Click Here To Listen Ian Shapiro How popular democracy has paradoxically eroded trust in political systems worldwide, and how to restore confidence in democratic politics In recent decades, democracies across the world have adopted measures to increase popular involvement in political decisions. Parties have turned to primaries and local caucuses to select candidates; ballot initiatives and referenda allow citizens to enact laws directly; many places now use proportional representation, encouraging smaller, more specific parties rather than two dominant ones.Yet voters keep getting angrier.There is a steady erosion of trust in politicians, parties, and democratic institutions, culminating most recently in major populist victories in the United States, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere. Frances Rosenbluth and Ian [...]

My Conversation With Diana Graber, Author Of Raising Humans in a Digital World: Helping Kids Build A Healthy Relationship With Technology

Click Here To Listen Diana Graber Sexting, cyberbullying, revenge porn, online predators… all of these potential threats can tempt parents to snatch the smartphone or tablet right out of their children’s hands. While avoidance might eliminate the dangers, that approach also means your child misses out on technology’s many benefits and opportunities. Raising Humans in a Digital World shows how digital kids must learn to navigate this environment, through developing social-emotional skills balancing virtual and real life building safe and healthy relationships avoiding cyberbullies and online predators protecting personal information identifying and avoiding fake news and questionable content becoming positive role models and leaders. This book is packed with at-home discussion topics and enjoyable activities [...]

My Conversation With Drs. Michael Roizen & Michael Crupain, Authors Of What To Eat When: A Strategic Plan To Improve Your Health And Life Through Food

Click Here To Listen Michael Roizen-What To Eat When NY Times best-selling author Dr. Michael Roizen reveals how the food choices you make each day--and when you make them--can affect your health, your energy, your sex life, your waistline, your attitude, and the way you age. What if eating two cups of blueberries a day could prevent cancer? If drinking a kale-infused smoothie could counteract missing an hour's worth of sleep? When is the right time of day to eat that chocolate chip cookie? And would you actually drink that glass of water if it meant skipping the gym? This revolutionary guide reveals how to use food to enhance our personal and professional lives--and increase [...]

My Conversation With Dr. Christopher Kelly & Dr. Marc Eisenberg, Authors Of Am I Dying?!: A Complete Guide To Your Symptoms–And What To Do Next

Click Here To Listen Am I Dying A comprehensive, light-hearted resource for the hypochondriac in all of us, from two Columbia University cardiologists who review dozens of symptoms and offer advice on when to chill out, make a doctor’s appointment, or go to the hospital. Cardiologists at Columbia University Medical Center, Christopher Kelly, MD, and Marc Eisenberg, MD, FACC, are both highly accomplished physicians and health experts. Though they treat people of all ages with diverse health concerns, the one question most patients really want to know is, “Am I dying?!” Most new symptoms turn out to be minor. Most likely, that stuffy nose isn’t a sign of cancer. But sometimes a headache isn’t just [...]

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Celebrating Students In Your Area On DrAlvin.Com

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My Conversation With Gretchen Anthony, Author Of Evergreen Tidings From The Baumgartners On DrAlvin.com

Click Here To Listen Gretchen Anthony A formidable matriarch learns the hard way that no family is perfect in this witty, sparkling debut novel Dearest loved ones, far and near—evergreen tidings from the Baumgartners! Violet Baumgartner has opened her annual holiday letter the same way for the past three decades. And this year she’s going to throw her husband, Ed, a truly perfect retirement party, one worthy of memorializing in her upcoming letter. But the event becomes a disaster when, in front of two hundred guests, Violet learns her daughter Cerise has been keeping a shocking secret from her, shattering Violet’s carefully constructed world. In an epic battle of wills, Violet goes to increasing lengths [...]

My Conversation With Kate T. Parker, Author Of Strong Is The New Pretty: A Guided Journal For Girls

Click Here To Listen Kate T Parker Inspired by Kate T. Parker’s internationally bestselling Strong Is the New Pretty, which Drew Barrymore called “the first thing in a while to kind of knock me off my feet,” this guided journal invites girls ages 8 to 12 to discover and celebrate their independent, wild, silly, powerful selves. Illustrated with favorite photographs from the book Strong Is the New Pretty (as well as more than 20 brand-new images), each page features an inspiring, interactive prompt that encourages writing, doodling, and creative self-expression: Draw a picture of yourself as a superhero—what is your superpower? Invent a new language, and write down some translations here. What makes you unique? [...]

The Office Of The Citizen/Washington Post Report With Moriah Balingit: Synagogue Shooting Tests Pittsburgh, A Community Proud Of Welcoming Refugees

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