Listener Felicia Sprinkel contributes to our series "Personal Politics." Felicia says her moment of political awakening came in 2010, the day she opened her U.S. Census form.
Tio Hardiman describes his childhood in Chicago's Henry Horner projects, and the violent rites of passage he experienced.
A lighthouse keeper rides out Hurricane Sandy.
Dick speaks to Abdi from Kenya, where he has been living as a refugee.
Alexis Goldstein, a former Wall Street computer programmer, tells Dick about why she’s pushing for reform through the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Dick also speaks with Dr. Mila Means from Wichita, Kansas about her effort to open a medical clince that performs abortions.
Ahmed is on a personal mission: to meet ordinary Americans. He tells Dick what he's learned so far from his time in North Carolina and New York City.
Victoria Brittain has spent years meeting and interviewing the families of suspects imprisoned in London and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Christopher Cassucio, whose “Strike Debt” group is aiming to erase people’s debts, answers listener response
Philanthropist Melinda Gates has had conversations with mothers across the globe, and she says women everywhere want to find the best care for their children.
When the U.S. closed embassies throughout the Middle East in response to an intercepted "message" about a planned attack, we wondered: What kind of message? How was it intercepted? And what’s "chatter?"
John Whitfield, a legal aid attorney in Virginia, says he’s having to turn people away because of funding cuts.
A Texas history teacher wears costumes for his lessons.
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