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    Chua defines 'Traditional Chinese Parenting' as she sees it.

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    Arturo Alvarado Mendoza gives a positive prediction on Mexico's future.

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  • Getting America Back to Work Excerpt: Exports the Answer?
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  • Venezuela Excerpt: Rule by Decree
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  • Venezuela Excerpt: An Autocratic and Militaristic Regime
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  • Video Game Nation Excerpt: Working Across Disciplines
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  • The New Battle Field: Life After War for America's New Veterans

  • Stories from the Arab Spring: Will Democracy Take Hold?

  • How to Save America's Middle-Class

  • Vladimir Putin and the Future of Russia

  • Pakistan and America: An Alliance at the Breaking Point?

  • How to Solve a Problem Like Illegal Immigration

  • Malaria: Fighting the Number One Killer in Africa

  • Automation Nation: Will Robots Take Our Jobs?

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  • How to Remember Everything: A Discussion with Author and Memory Champion Josh Foer

  • Drive: Guess What Motivates Us Most? (Hint: It's not money.)

  • Lessons of the Arab Spring: Building on Gains Already Made

  • Main Street Vs. Wall Street: The New Rules of Engagement

  • Why Life In Africa Is Getting Better

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  • Trimming the Fat: Re-sculpting the Pentagon

  • Meg Whitman on Boosting the American Economy

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  • Interview with World Bank President Robert Zoellick: Prospects for Economic Development, Part 2

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  • Amy Chua's "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother"

  • The New Health Care Law: What's Covered? Who Decides?

  • The Next Digital Decade: How Will the Internet Change by 2020?

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  • Thomas Sowell: A Conversation With One of America's Leading Conservatives
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  • Ending America's Dropout Crisis Part 1: Middle School Intervention That Works
    A look at what can be done at the middle school level to keep students in school through high school and beyond. We will

  • Cyber Dissidents: How the Internet is Changing Dissent
    Jim and guests discuss the ways dissidents are using the Internet to communicate with each other and the outside world,

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  • The Cost of Obesity in America
    As the number of overweight Americans continues to grow, so do questions about how we, as a society, should respond.

  • Innovation: Is America Suffering an Innovation Gap?
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  • Drive: Guess What Motivates Us Most? (Hint: It's not money.)
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  • The Principal Factor: How Leadership Can Turn Around America's Failing Schools
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  • How to Remember Everything: A Discussion with Author and Memory Champion Josh Foer
    Does mobile gadgetry make a good memory less important? Ancient orators memorized entire books. Can we all remember ever

  • Ending America's Dropout Crisis Part 2: A Matter of Leadership
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  • Media Revolution in Iran
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  • Is DOD the New AID? Tasking Soldiers with Economic Development
    Should D-O-D become the new A-I-D? Is this the right role for U.S. soldiers?

  • Academically Adrift: How College Students and Professors Aren't Making the Grade
    Jim discusses "Academically Adrift" a new book by two college professors contends that a surprising number of today's co

  • How Should the United States Wield Power in a Changing World?
    Given the economic changes and the threat of terrorism in the world today, two eminent scholars debate the best way for

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