There’s been a major shake up at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. President Liz Thompson is leaving the group and founder Nancy Brinker is giving up her role as CEO and moving into a fundraising capacity.
The case has exposed epic levels of corruption, and naked jockeying of power at the highest levels of the Communist party. Both the accused and her husband are members of the so-called Red Aristocracy, descendants of top Communist leaders.
Here and Now’s Alex Ashlock remembers the 800-meter final in 1972 when an American wearing a golf cap won in an incredibly dramatic fashion.
The civilian-military gap is real and our guest says it affects the relationship between the White House and the Pentagon and can lead to bad policies and incoherent strategies.
Saul Perlmutter’s head isn’t always up in the stars, he’s also fond of places like San Francisco’s Exploratorium Museum where he takes his U.C. Berkeley physics and music students. Here & Now producer Emiko Tamagawa caught up with him there last spring.
President Obama delivers the commencement address this weekend at Morehouse College, the all-male historically black college. The school’s president discusses recent controversies and challenges.1 Comment | more »
Failures in mental health care mean that often the only way to get help for a loved one is to call the police. We speak with a journalist about the tragic consequences for her family.19 Comments | more »