02/19/13 - Tuesday's Topical Currents is with Princeton University economics professor and Wall Street Journal columnist Alan Blinder. How did the worst economic disaster in post-war American history occur? The US financial system, he says, was far too complex and unregulated for the public good. Blinder has written AFTER THE MUSIC STOPPED: The Financial Crisis, the Response and the Work Ahead. Links http://www.princeton.edu/~blinder/
02/18/13- Monday’s Topical Currents features two leading figures in the God-versus-atheism debate. We’ll speak with University of Virginia psychiatrist Dr. J. Anderson Thomson, author of WHY WE BELIEVE IN GOD(S): A Concise Guide to the Science of Faith. Also with us is prominent atheist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, author of THE SELFISH GENE.