What makes a genius? Author Eric Weiner argues that while natural aptitude is important, place, and the culture of that place, is one of the most important elements in creating a fertile breeding ground for genius to blossom.
Five years ago hundreds of thousands of people across Egypt, especially in Cairo’s Tarir Square, assembled to demand the ouster of longtime dictator, Hosni Mubarak. We'll ask Egyptian writer, Salma Hussein to share her memories of the protests and talkabout the continuing crackdown by Egypt's government on civil liberties,
Loyola University-Chicago’s new environmental science e-textbook and multimedia project is called “Healing Earth”. The project goes beyond science to add the perspectives of ethics, spirituality, and action. We’ll talk with three people behind the project: Nancy Tuchman; Michael Schuck and Father Michael Garanzini Loyola University Chicago. Last week, a group of protesters broke into the Moldovan Parliament, demanding the country hold new elections. We’ll look at what’s behind the growing unrest with Matthew Rojansky of the Wilson Center.