Joan Kroc, wife of the late McDonald's founder Ray Kroc, saw something of a burden in the millions his company made, and she proceeded to give huge amounts of it away. But who was she, and what propelled her drive to give?
Lisa Napoli will join Angie and the audience to discuss what just might be an "only in America" decade-long tale. Lisa has worked for Marketplace, MSNBC, and the New York Times. She helped found the Bhutan News Service; she wrote about her time in Bhutan in Radio Shangri-La.
Dr. Robin Zasio visits In Deep with insight and advice about healthiest way to cope with anxiety, and what special challenges arise when that stress derives from world events? The hour will also touch on her work in reality TV - Hoarders and My Extreme Animal Phobia.
Rebecca Solnit, author of Hope in the Dark and Men Explain Things to Me, has had her finger on the pulse of the American culture for over three decades. From popularizing the term “mansplaining” to her bestselling atlases of San Francisco, New Orleans, and New York City, Solnit has indelibly shaped the American feminist lexicon.
Join this giant of American letters as she discusses her new essay collection, The Mother of All Questions: Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions.
As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews. Can we suspend both class wars long enough to consider a new way forward? It is time to think differently, says longtime inequality expert and activist Chuck Collins.
Born into the one percent, Collins gave away his inheritance at 26 and spent the next three decades mobilizing against inequality. He uses his perspective from both sides of the divide to deliver a new narrative. His national and local solutions not only challenge inequality but also respond to climate change and offer an unexpected, fresh take on one of our most intransigent problems.
Healthcare, Obamacare, Medicare ... what does it all mean? Elisabeth Rosenthal has spent her career dissecting the monolith of today's healthcare system. Find out how to decode medical doublespeak, avoid the pitfalls of the pharmaceuticals racket, and get the care you and your family deserve.