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Monday, May 1st 6:30pm

We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge:

Frustrated by the limitations of cross-race communication in her predominantly white town, a young African-American girl teaches herself to sign. Years later, Laurel uproots her husband and daughters from their downwardly-mobile,...

Tuesday, May 2nd 6:30pm

In conversation with Senior Editor of Politico, Maura Reynolds

Mountainous regions are home to...

Wednesday, May 3rd 6:30pm

From the former chief economist of the FCC, a remarkable history of the U.S. government’s regulation of the airwaves: Popular legend has it that before the Federal Radio Commission was established in 1927, the radio spectrum was in chaos, with broadcasting stations blasting powerful signals to drown out rivals. In this fascinating and entertaining history, Thomas Winslow Hazlett, a distinguished scholar in law and economics, debunks the idea that the U.S. government stepped in to impose...

Tuesday, May 9th 6:30pm

In conversation with Maya Rupert from the Center for Reproductive Rights 

One of the most private decisions a woman can make, abortion is also one of the most contentious topics in American civic life. Protested at rallies and...

Wednesday, May 10th 6:30pm

Hit Makers is a groundbreaking investigation into the most valuable currency of the 21st century: people’s attention. With insatiable curiosity, great reporting, and beguiling storytelling, Atlantic Senior Editor Derek Thompson uses the lens of economics to reveal the secret of what makes a hit a hit.

Thompson...