On Tuesday April 30th, host Anjuli Brekke discussed the efficacy of foreign aid and the best strategies for developing nations. The guest for the first half of the hour was Duncan Green, author of the book “From Poverty to Power.” Duncan Green is Oxfam Great Britain’s Senior Strategic Adviser. He was Oxfam’s Head of Research from 2004-12. “From Poverty to Power” contains the accumulated knowledge of 25 years spent researching and writing about reducing poverty and combating injustice. During the second half of the hour Anjuli continued the discussion of foreign development strategies with University of Wisconsin Professor of Political Science and expert on African Politics Scott Straus.
On Monday April 22nd, host Anjuli Brekke, spoke with author Jared Diamond about the lessons we can learn from traditional societies.
On Tuesday April 9th, host Anjuli Brekke discussed the conflict on the Korean peninsula with experts Hyun Lee and Christine Hong.
On Tuesday March 26th, host Anjuli Brekke interviewed farmer, author and professor Philip Ackerman-Leist about creating local, sustainable and secure food systems.
On Tuesday March 26th, host Anjuli Brekke discussed reproductive politics with historian Rickie Solinger.