Month: March 2013

Bullies (FYE #6)

Bullying is the most common form of violence in America. We talk with poet Shane Koyczan, Sticks and Stones author Emily Bazelon, and Dr. William Copeland about bullying’s long-lasting effects. We also explore cyberbullying with distinguished author James Lasdun and journalist Camille Dodero. Read More


Rebels (FYE #5)

We examine why rebels get the short end of the stick. We talk with historian Jeanne Theoharis about how Rosa Parks’s rebellious life has been swept under the carpet of modern American history, examine Pussy Riot’s rebellious legacy with many of the band’s supporters, and chat with a rebel journalist about a mysterious shooting in Missouri and the pros and cons of assumption. Read More