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Nov 20, 2018

Thanksgiving is a time when we pretty much know what's going to be on the dinner table. It's almost religion that we have turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce. But here's some hard truth: almost NONE of that was on the table at the first thanksgiving in 1621. CultureCast food editor Sasa Woodruff is here to...

How to help migrant children separated from their parents

Sep 24, 2018

Minneapolis protesters in 2017A number of organizations are helping migrants at the border, and here are ways for you to donate to help: 
The Texas-based Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services — offers free legal help to families. 
The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights advocates for unaccompanied minors. 

Sep 24, 2018

Twenty three years ago, John Eger, a presidential advisor to Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, predicted a digital "hell," in which the internet will fuel social divisions and spread misinformation so unchecked that it can threaten our sense of reality. 

We talk with Eger about how he could predict our current problems...

Aug 18, 2018

The migrant family separations that were undertaken by the Trump administration, in an effort to discourage immigration through the unequivocal prosecution of migrants and the separation of their children at the US-Mexico border, have taken a profound toll on the children and the adults. 

Much of that toll has been...

Jul 10, 2018

The forced family separations at the US-Mexico border that occurred under a get-tough immigration policy by the Trump administration have opened up the floodgates of comparisons to dark periods of recent human history in the US and elsewhere.
We speak to a London-based human rights expert about whether the comparisons...