Archives: democracy

Legal Aid to Vets and Democracy in Burma

Almost a million veterans have returned home injured from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but many have legal battles still to fight. This hour we’ll talk about an Ohio fellowship that pairs lawyers with vets who need legal aid. Then we’ll discuss the challenges of bringing democracy to Myanmar, a country once known as the “jewel of Asia.”

Science Literacy and Democracy

You hear about the issues: global warming, stem cell research, nuclear energy. But what do you really know about them? Research scientist Jon Miller joins us to explain why science literacy matters in a functioning democracy.

Civility In A Difficult Economy

You know something isn’t right when a member of Congress heckles the President during a joint session of Congress… In this hour of All Sides, we’ll be talking about civility in democracy.