04/01/13 - Monday’s Topical Currents is with Professor David Schultz, author of AMERICAN POLITICS IN THE AGE OF IGNORANCE. He contends that lawmakers on all levels ignore clear evidence and prefer myths of belief when creating legislation and policies . . . and that money, special interests and simple ideology figure in recycling old policies. That’s Topical Currents . . .
03/28/13 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with Dr. George Zgourides, author of STOP FEELING TIRED. Chronic exhaustion is a complaint of many . . . but coffee and energy drinks aren’t effective. Life balance, stress reduction and equilibrium get results. And more. Linda Gassenheimer and Fred Taker discuss the American Fine Wine Competition . . . and how to best pair wine with food. That’s Topical Currents . . .
03/27/13 - Wednesday's Topical Currents examines the turbulent history of Israel, from the origins of the Zionist movement in the late 19th Century to the present day. There’s the backdrop of relations between Jews, Arabs and Turks, and the earliest settlements in Palestine under Ottoman rule. We’ll visit with Tel Aviv University professor Anita Shapira, author of ISRAEL: A HISTORY. Don’t miss Topical Currents . . .