Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM

“There is some power in laying claim to the word victim.” — Jessica Valenti on the Stanford sexual assault case, and the importance of language.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 | 11:00 AM

Outrage over the lenient sentence for a Stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault. Feminist Jessica Valenti weighs in on the case and talks about her memoir, “Sex Object.”

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 | 11:00 AM

One African sister is sold as slave to America. One stays in Africa. Celebrated debut novelist Yaa Gyasi compares their descendants’ stories with us. Plus, looking at the new “Roots” miniseries.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | 10:00 AM

One-on-one with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on his politics, President Obama, the GOP now and Donald Trump.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 | 11:00 AM

The end of orcas at SeaWorld, McDonald’s using cage-free eggs — should animal lovers be optimistic about a new “humane economy”?

Monday, May 30, 2016 | 11:00 AM

Steely Dan frontman Donald Fagen talks “eminent hipsters” and the cultural outliers that shaped his sound. He joins us.

Monday, May 30, 2016 | 10:00 AM

Strike a power pose. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy on the power of presence when you’re ready to act and win.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 11:00 AM

In advance of Memorial Day, we’ll talk with Sebastian Junger about vets coming home and missing their “Tribe.” Plus, a WWII veteran remembers life on and off and the battlefield.

Friday, May 20, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Moby in the WBUR studios. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Musician-DJ Moby is out with a new memoir. He’s with us in the studio.

Monday, May 16, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Author Louise Erdrich, shown here in 2008 at her store BirchBark Books in Minneapolis, is out with a new novel, "LaRose." (Dawn Villella/AP)

In Louise Erdrich’s new novel LaRose, a man accidentally kills his neighbor’s son and makes an impossible sacrifice.

Jun 9, 2016

Newly-minted college graduates on the job hunt. We’ll look at who’s hiring, starting salaries, and strategies for landing that first job.

Jun 9, 2016

Europe, India and China, are taking on American tech giants over privacy, monopolies, and more. We’ll look at the global technology pushback against the U.S.A.

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Jessica Valenti: ‘Objectification Is About Dehumanizing People’
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

“There is some power in laying claim to the word victim.” — Jessica Valenti on the Stanford sexual assault case, and the importance of language.

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Why The ‘Roots’ Remake Matters (And What Stays The Same)
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016

The recent remake of “Roots” on the History Channel makes important changes, Morehouse College’s Stephane Dunn argues. But it also holds true to the original story.

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Former Trump Advisor Roger Stone: ‘Trump’s Going To Be The Next President’
Monday, Jun 6, 2016

Longtime political consultant Roger Stone apologizes for his “two martini tweets,” even as he predicts Donald Trump will be the next U.S. president.

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