globalization

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Tue December 17, 2013

"American Exodus" By Giles Slade

    Some scientists predict the sea will rise one and a half meters before 2100, but rapidly melting polar ice caps could make the real amount much higher. In the coming century, intensifying storms will batter our coasts, and droughts and heat events will be annual threats. All this will occur as population grows, and declining water resources desiccate agriculture. What will happen when the United States cannot provide food or fresh water for the overheated, overcrowded cities where 80 percent of Americans currently live?

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu April 4, 2013

"Democracy in Retreat" by Joshua Kurlantzick

    Journalist, Joshua Kurlantzick, joins us to talk about his book, Democracy in Retreat: The Revolt of the Middle Class and the Worldwide Decline of Representative Government.