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How to Fight Back Against Election Meddling Before the Midterms

Nov. 6, 2018

2019 CWA speaker, Berit Anderson shares her thoughts on how to fight misinformation and voter suppression in the lead-up to the midterms.


What Would Eleanor Do? 'If You Ask Me' Revisits Roosevelt's Advice Columns

Oct. 18, 2018

"Advice columnist" is not a role that is usually listed under former first lady and CWA speaker Eleanor Roosevelt's long list of achievements, but for over 20 years she wrote a popular write-in column, first for Ladies Home Journal and then McCall's magazine.


Life After Death on the Internet

Oct. 1, 2018

As our lives go digital, 2018 CWA guest speaker Jed Brubaker is studying what happens to all that data after we die.


'Dear America,' Writes A Pulitzer-Winning Journalist — And Undocumented Immigrant

Sept. 17, 2018

Jose Antonio Vargas, pictured at a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016, has written a memoir of his life as an undocumented immigrant in Dear America.


John McCain and Russ Feingold’s Joint Effort to Restore Democracy

Aug. 27, 2018

John Nichols reviews the two very different senators working relationship to challenge the money power that even in the 1990s was beginning to render the Capitol dysfunctional.


The Woman Ending Harassment at the Grand Canyon

Aug. 23, 2018

Chris Lehnertz is the first female superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park and has worked to end its widespread the culture of harassment.


Why aliens might turn to star collecting to save themselves

Aug. 8, 2018

Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer for the SETI Institute, explains that as galaxies spread apart, extraterrestrials might want to assemble a nuclear "nest egg."


Opinion: The Real Reason to Oppose Brett Kavanaugh

July 26, 2018

"He spent a fortune on tickets for a woebegone baseball team." Senior Editor at ProPublica Joe Sexton share an opinion for the New York Times.

Wonder Woman

Ms. Marvel Writer G. Willow Wilson Is Taking Over Wonder Woman

July 24, 2018

Another Marvel writer is teaming up with DC Comics to write one of their biggest heroes: G. Willow Wilson, who has spent the last few years shepherding the adventures of Kamala Khan for Marvel, has just been announced as the new writer of DC’s ongoing Wonder Woman series.

Ty Tashiro

The Power of Being Enthusiastic

July 18, 2018

Social Scientist Ty Tashiro gives a TedXNashville talk titled 'Why We're Socially Awkward and Why That's Awesome'.