2 PM Public Affairs Programs

Monday - Friday at 2 PM

The 2:00 PM hour-long block of public affairs programs on Maine Public Radio is a mix of different programs produced around the globe. Please note that the broadcast schedule is subject to change. Updates are made as soon as practical.

For more information on the programs featured in the 2:00 pm public affairs time slot please see the full Maine Public Radio schedule

If you can't find what you're looking for please email Audience Services or call 1-800-884-1717.

Tuesday, April 25 at 2:00 pm

THE RISE OF THE ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT: Where do we go from here?

Monday, April 24 at 2:00 pm

Energy Policy and Trump: Hope for California and Our Planet?

Friday, April 21 at 2:00 pm

NEXT is a weekly radio show and podcast about New England, one of America's oldest places, at a time of change. It's hosted by John Dankosky at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut.

With New England as our laboratory, NEXT asks questions about how we power our society, how we move around, and how we adapt. It's about trends that provide us challenges and present us with new opportunities. New England has old rules and customs, with well-worn pathways forged centuries ago, and its population is aging fast.

Thursday, April 20 at 2:00 pm

The Nature Of Reality With B. Alan Wallace And Sean Carroll

In Conversation with Marcelo Gleiser

B. Alan Wallace a world-renowned author and Buddhist scholar trained by the Dalai Lama, and Sean Carroll, a world-renowned theoretical physicist and best-selling author, discuss the nature of reality from both spiritual and scientific viewpoints. Their dialogue is mediated by theoretical physicist and author Marcelo Gleiser, director of Dartmouth’s Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement.

Wednesday, April 19 at 2:00 pm

Has Walmart been good for America?  Long Live Walmart

Tuesday, April 18 at 2:00 pm

Can Our Connected Lives Be Green And Safe?

Monday, April 17 at 2:00 pm

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Nancy Pfund on Impact Investing

Nancy Pfund, Founder, DBL Partners
David Bank; Editor, Impact Alpha—Moderator

Friday, April 14 at 2:00 pm

NEXT is a weekly radio show and podcast about New England, one of America's oldest places, at a time of change. It's hosted by John Dankosky at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut.

With New England as our laboratory, NEXT asks questions about how we power our society, how we move around, and how we adapt. It's about trends that provide us challenges and present us with new opportunities. New England has old rules and customs, with well-worn pathways forged centuries ago, and its population is aging fast.

Thursday, April 13 at 2:00 pm

The Battle for Aleppo: Achieving Accountability for Syrian War Crimes

Wednesday, April 12 at 2:00 pm 

The Universal Basic Income Is The Safety Net Of The Future

http://www.polisci.northwestern.edu/

Tuesday, April 11 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to the Goldfarb Center at Colby College in Waterville, for the 2017 Cotter Debate.  This year's topic is a conversation about American Democracy.

Monday, April 10 at 2:00 pm

P.J. O'Rourke: Has America Gone Crazy?

P.J. O’Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016; Twitter@pjorourke

Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS San Francisco; Twitter@melissacaen1—Moderator

Friday, April 7 at 2:00 pm

NEXT is a weekly radio show and podcast about New England, one of America's oldest places, at a time of change. It's hosted by John Dankosky at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut.

With New England as our laboratory, NEXT asks questions about how we power our society, how we move around, and how we adapt. It's about trends that provide us challenges and present us with new opportunities. New England has old rules and customs, with well-worn pathways forged centuries ago, and its population is aging fast.

Thursday, April 6 at 2:00 pm 

President Trump and the Future of US—Asia Relations: A View from the West Coast

Join Asia Society, The Asia Foundation, Commonwealth Club, and World Affairs for a unique dialogue featuring the leaders of four of the Bay Area’s most prestigious public affairs and non-profit organizations, who will look at the presidency of Donald J. Trump and what it will mean for America’s relationship with Asia and the world.

Wednesday, April 5 at 2:00 pm

Intelligence Wars: A Discussion with General Michael Hayden

Former Director of the NSA and CIA, General Michael Hayden, assesses the successes and failures of U.S. intelligence gathering efforts, and shares his insight on the challenges that lie ahead.

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