Eritrea & Ethiopia, Emotionally Available Dads, Eviction
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 857
- Jul 17, 2018 11:00 pm
- 1:42:10 mins
Eritrea and Ethiopia Move Toward Peace in Frozen Conflict Guest: Quinn Mecham, PhD, Professor of Political Science, Brigham Young University After President Trump’s chummy visit with Vladimir Putin, it's hard to pay attention to other important stuff happening in the world. But in Africa, two nations that have been bitterly divided and periodically at war for decades have reconciled. Simple Physical Rituals Unlock Self-Control? Guest: Juliana Schroeder, PhD, Professor of Social Psychology, Haas Business School, Uuniversity of California, Berkeley Do you follow the same routine every day when you wake up? A new study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology suggests even silly rituals can be helpful in motivating us to use more self-control. More Engaged and Available Dads Guest: Kevin Shafer, PhD, Professor of Sociology, Director, Canadian Studies, Brigham Young University In a generation, the American family has changed. Not everyone sees that as a good thing, but a recent study argues that today’s dads are more interactive and emotionally available for their kids than ever. Are Movie Passes Changing the Game for Theaters? Guest: Ian Puente, Director of Operations and Strategy, BYU Broadcasting Cinemas and companies alike have been pushing theater subscription that sound a bit like Netflix: You pay a monthly fee, and get increased access to movie showings. The forefront service, Moviepass, offers a movie a day for $10 a month. How can that price model even work? Are theater subscription services the new way of seeing movies? What is a Library? Guest: Stuart Kells, PhD, Book-Trade Historian, Author, "The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders" If you hear the word, "library," rows of shelving lined with books probably come to mind. But are books \_necessary \_for a library? Challenging the Convictions of Eviction Guest: Paula Franzese, JD, Peter W. Rodino Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law Every year, almost one million Americans are evicted from their homes for not paying rent, or about 1 in 40 renter households. Eviction causes poor families to spiral deeper into poverty, but for prosperous citizens, it can be easy to look at eviction in black or white: you pay your rent, or you get evicted. Is it that simple?