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Poverty, Activism, Education & more – 9/18 Stand Up!

September 18, 2014

Later in the first hour Melissa Boteach of the Center for American Progress talks discusses the Census Bureau’s new poverty data.

In the second hour, comedian and writer Dean Obeidallah joins us in studio.

In the third hour, former Tulane President Scott Cowen joins us for a discussion on education.

And my big brother Brian Dominick joins me in studio for the whole program to discuss poverty, activism, economics, and to share all my embarrassing stories growing up.

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Education, PTSD, Congress’s use of fear speech & Spanking | 9/17 on Stand Up!

September 17, 2014

In the first hour, author and Drexel University Online Dr. Susan Aldridge talks the future of education and her new book “Wired for Success: Real-world Solutions for Transforming for Higher Education”.
In the second hour, former State Department Official and Marine, Matthew Hoh, on PTSD and the joins guest Rick Ungar.
Then SiriusXM co-host of Steele and Ungar, political writer, Rick Ungar of Forbes.com discusses Senator Lindsey Graham’s fear speech in talking about the threat of ISIS.
In the third hour, health policy expert, Dr. Aaron Carroll pushes back on Pete’s stance against spanking, then Pete’s wife Valarie joins the discussion to take them both down.

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Race, Parenting/Discipline, ISIS & the Middle East – 9/16 on Stand Up!

September 16, 2014

In the second hour, author and activist, Kevin Alexander Gray discusses race in association with his new book “Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence”.

Then author of “Temptations of  Power” Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution discusses ISIS and the Middle East.

In the third hour Will Cain of the Blaze, and John Avlon of the Daily Beast take on the NFL’s handling of Adrian Peterson, and parenting and disciplining your children.

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Parenting & discipline, Atheism & More – Monday 9/15 on Stand Up!

September 15, 2014

Monday on #SUPD:

Pete talks with listeners about parenting, spanking, and discipline in the aftermath of the NFL’s Adrian Peterson arrest.

Then in the second hour, Pete gushes about and finally talks to neuroscientist and writer Sam Harris about his new book “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion“.

We then heard from our listeners who identify as atheists on their experiences.

Finally, we had our weekly chat with co-anchor of CNN’s Early Start, Christine Romans on low tech parenting, and spanking your children.

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