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The spiral of the edges of belief
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Here's an excerpt from the extended print edition of Steve's conversation with Jeff Kripal in the LA Review of Books.More

Demonstrators march for "Medicare for All" and other socialist-leaning policy goals.
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One of today’s leading Marxists theorists is the University of Wisconsin sociologist Erik Olin Wright. He recently stopped by our studio to talk socialism with Steve Paulson.More

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An aerial shot of the Garden Homes neighborhood in Milwaukee.
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Could socialism ever really take off in America? Half a century ago, socialists ruled a major American city — Milwaukee. Haleema walks the streets of Wisconsin's biggest city to learn more about what socialist policy looked like on the ground.
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A bee's communication infrastructure
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Tania Munz recently wrote a biography of Karl von Frisch — the German scientist who cracked the mystery of the honeybee’s waggle dance, which shows the rest of the hive precisely where to find a new food source miles away.More

Yanis Varoufakis
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You’re the finance minister of a small bankrupt nation. It's 2015 and the biggest financial power in Europe is forcing you into a deal you know will ruin your country. What do you do? Yanis Varoufakis said "no."More

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Where Heather and the bees converse
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A single empty yellow chair sits next to Heather Swan’s tall, buzzing beehive in her backyard in Madison, Wisconsin. Swan keeps it there to sit next to the bees — some 60,000 insects —and talk with them.More