Entries in Innovation Hub by Marc Sollinger

The Trump phenomenon was built, in large part, by television. Michael Schneider tells us how the former star of The Apprentice is shaking up Hollywood - and creating some unexpected winners. Read more....

Our memories are terrible, mice can lead us astray, and Americans didn’t always love chicken. This week, we’ve got a show packed with surprising facts about both human brains and animal realities. Read more....

With President Trump in office, are international students turning away from the US? Inside Higher Ed’s Elizabeth Redden joins us to explain. Read more....

Brewster Kahle isn’t just a librarian, he’s the internet’s librarian. And it turns out, that’s a really important job. Read more....

What was it like when men and women started going to elite colleges together? Turns out… pretty awkward. Read more....

Everyone from Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump is talking about inequality. But how does it affect our lives? Alan Berube and Alexandra Killewald explain.

According to Walter Scheidel, there are ways to significantly reduce inequality. Unfortunately, they all involve violent societal shocks.

America spends more on health care than any other country in the world. Why? Well, it’s complicated. But, innovation certainly plays a part.

You can thank Obama for your next Uber ride. But don’t get too comfortable: here’s how the new health care proposal might affect the gig economy.

There’s a way to reduce inequality… but you aren’t going to like it. Read more....

Beyond the headlines, beyond the soundbites, what is the state of inequality in America? Alan Berube of The Brookings Institution, and Harvard’s Alexandra Killewald joins us to answer that question. Read more....

backstage

You might write code, lay power lines, or sing on the stage... work comes in many, many different forms. Luckily, whatever sort of labor you’re doing - or trying not to do - Innovation Hub has a work-related story for you. Read more....

Should you respond to that suspiciously attractive suitor on OkCupid? Should you invest your money in a “too good to be true” land deal? Before you trust anyone, listen to Maria Konnikova talk about the history and psychology of cons. Read more....

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