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Frances Moore Lappe Frances Moore Lappe, author of "Hope's Journey" as well as the classic "Diet for a Small Planet," discusses her work over more than three decades to raise public awareness about the need to improve systems of global food distribution. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Loretta La Roche Making light of our stress-inducing, 24/7 society, author and humorist Loretta LaRoche brings her one-of-a-kind perspective on living an optimistic and resilient life that re-connects with what really matters. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Protecting Childhood The author of "Taking Back Childhood," education professor Nancy Carlsson-Paige, examines the impact on kids of media violence, overly structured school days and a culture that preaches rampant consumerism. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Resilient Nurses A no-holds-barred look at the stressful conditions in which many nurses work: the long hours, the emotional toll, the rapid pace, and the way that technology and institutional practices can make it hard to form a caring bond with patients. (Series: Humankind)
Income Inequality We consider the dramatic increase in income inequality - now at levels that preceded the Great Depression - and how this wealth gap relates to a host of conditions, from personal illness to incarceration. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Journey of the Deaf-Blind We hear the story of Mary Gillespie, a woman born with normal hearing and vision, but who developed several illnesses starting at age ten. Gradually, she became deaf-blind. Now living in Los Angeles, Mary is a regular volunteer at the Braille Institute, where we recorded this remarkable episode of Humankind. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt