Our guests talk about the value of failure. Hip-hop performer Dessa, former Bush Foundation president Peter Hutchinson and Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott Sandage join the discussion.Read more ›
Panelists discuss and debate the ideas put forth by Nate Garvis in his book "Naked Civics." Can cultural tools, as Garvis writes, really bring more positive change than political debate?Read more ›
Panelists, including Brother Ali, discuss the changing demographics of the country and what it will mean when the U.S. becomes a "majority-minority" nation in the coming decades.Read more ›
Author interviews, book picks, and lists
Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.