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Cambridge Forum is a public radio program recorded live in Harvard Square in Cambridge,MA that tackles the issues and ideas that shape our lives.

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Cambridge Forum is a public radio program recorded live in Harvard Square in Cambridge,MA that tackles the issues and ideas that shape our lives.

    Civil Rights: Yesterday and today

    Civil Rights: Yesterday and today

    In honor of the late US Congressman from Georgia John Lewis, here’s a special Cambridge Forum we recorded in 2001 at the national history museum in Lexington, Massachusetts. Lewis reflects on his lifetime of working for civil rights, first as a young lieutenant of Dr. Martin Luther King and later as a U.S. Congressman. Has … Continue reading Civil Rights: Yesterday and today →

    Farming for the Future

    Farming for the Future

    This forum features three uniquely different farmers who are all equally passionate about smart and sustainable ways of growing our food. Addy Shreffler is a young but savvy farmer, who was an executive chef for several years before migrating into farming.  She is committed to spreading her farming knowledge so that people can learn how … Continue reading Farming for the Future →

    The Alchemy of Us

    The Alchemy of Us

    AINISSA RAMIREZ is a material scientist who is passionate about getting everyone excited about science, so much so that she calls herself a "science evangelist". In her latest book, she looks at eight world-changing technologies and examines how we shape inventions out of matter, and then how those inventions, in turn, shape us - from clocks to silicon chips!

    In Search of Meadowlarks

    In Search of Meadowlarks

    John Marzluff outlines a personal approach to sustainable agriculture. Through an ornithologist's lens, he observes current farming practices to see if we can broker a more harmonious relationship between our birds, farms, food and land.

    Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy

    Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy

    Joseph Nye, leading scholar of international relations considers presidents and their foreign policy from FDR to Trump who come up short in the morality polls.

    Nature Underfoot: Learning to live with tiny life

    Nature Underfoot: Learning to live with tiny life

    Are creepy crawlers and unwanted plants deserving of empathy as partners dwelling with us on earth? John Hainze, an entomologist, ethicist and former pesticide-developer calls for greater respect and moral consideration for humans and their natural world.

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