Kara Miller

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....

No ratings, no stars, and no commercials. We talk with C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb about the secret to success, even when nobody's watching.  Read more....

Our Facebook newsfeeds have become echo chambers. To break out, professor Cass Sunstein says we should embrace a diversity of information. 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....

Internet librarian is a real job. And it's real important.

In 2016, two of the largest private prison companies made 4 billion dollars in revenue. But are they saving us any money?

Social innovation looks like a lot of things. One example? Prisons in New Zealand that try to keep prisoners out, not in.

Why do federal and local governments pay private contractors to lock inmates up? The answer is surprising. Read more....

What does social innovation look like? How about prisons in New Zealand that try to keep prisoners out, not in. 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....

The American Dream isn't dead, it just found a new home. How our northern neighbor is picking up the U.S.’s slack.

America has more inland waterways than most other nations, combined. And it’s our geography (including our many rivers) that makes this country great, says Robert Kaplan.

Newspapers record history, but how often do they make it? From the Great Migration to President Obama’s political career, here’s how one newspaper saw - and shaped - history.

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