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June 8, 2016 5 Comments

The Fresh Air Fund Tackles 21st-Century Challenges

The non-profit began 140 years ago to provide New York City children with an outdoor summer experience.

June 2, 2016 12 Comments

‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ Marches On, Into The 21st Century

The book “Our Bodies, Ourselves” has become an invaluable source of information about women’s sexual and reproductive health.

May 19, 2016 3 Comments

Michael Phelps' Coach On How To Set Goals – And Achieve Them

Bob Bowman’s new book is “The Golden Rules: 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work.”

April 27, 2016 12 Comments

HBO CEO Talks ‘Game Of Thrones’ And The Future Of Streaming

Richard Plepler discusses how the company is going after millennials and what he sees as the future of HBO and television.

April 12, 2016 3 Comments

Lyft Co-Founder Shares His Vision For The Future Of Ride-Sharing

John Zimmer discusses how Lyft differentiates itself from Uber, plans to expand and how ride-hailing apps should be regulated.

April 5, 2016 4 Comments

View From The Top: General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt Talks Taxes, Hiring And China

The CEO of GE discusses moving the company’s corporate headquarters to Boston, the corporate tax rate and jobs for American workers.

March 31, 2016 353 Comments

Monsanto CEO: ‘Roundup Is Not A Carcinogen’

In the second part of our interview, Hugh Grant discusses pesticides, PCBs and organic farming.

March 30, 2016 184 Comments

Monsanto CEO Talks Crops, Pesticides And Farms

The head of the agrochemical and biotech giant discusses pesticides, genetically modified crops (GMOs) and the future of agriculture.

March 29, 2016 8 Comments

PGA Head On The State Of Golf: ‘We Know We Have Our Challenges’

Pete Bevacqua, CEO of the Professional Golfers’ Association, discusses the efforts to grow – and diversify – the sport.

March 9, 2016 3 Comments

UW–Madison Chancellor Talks Tuition, Diversity And Budget Cuts

Rebecca Blank, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, joins us as part of our View From The Top conversation series.

March 3, 2016 5 Comments

Shake Shack Takes Its Upscale Burgers Around The World

Some compare Shake Shack’s rapid global expansion to what Starbucks did with coffee. We speak with CEO Randy Garutti.

February 25, 2016 6 Comments

A Look Inside The Helicopter Company Behind Marine One

One of the biggest U.S. makers of helicopters, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, also makes the president’s.

January 14, 2016 5 Comments

How Is Trying To Give Voters More Power In 2016

Ben Rattray, founder of, has launched a new website that lets people engage directly with politicians.

January 7, 2016 24 Comments

Amtrak CEO: ‘We Have A Safe Rail System’

Joseph Boardman says safety on the passenger rail system has improved since last May’s train derailment outside of Philadelphia.

December 16, 2015 Comment

A Grocer’s View Of The Economy And Food Deserts

Jeff Brown of Brown’s Super Stores, operates seven profitable ShopRite supermarkets in low-income areas in and around Philadelphia.

November 30, 2015 6 Comments

Patagonia CEO On Balancing Profits, Corporate Responsibility

The outdoor clothing manufacturer Patagonia is known for its approach to environmental and social responsibility.

November 23, 2015 3 Comments

Aetna CEO Explains Higher Premiums And Why He’s Into Yoga

Mark Bertolini says a near-fatal skiing accident caused him to view healthcare and his own work culture differently.

November 18, 2015 Comment

Venture Capitalist Says China’s New Economy Is Not Slowing Down

Jenny Lee has been investing in China for 15 years. She shares her strategies, and says that investing there is “not for everyone.”

November 9, 2015 5 Comments

Ford Foundation Making Cuts To Focus On Inequality

Darren Walker, the president of the second-largest private grant-maker in the U.S., is spelling out a new vision.

November 6, 2015 2 Comments

New Detroit Institute Of Arts Director Describes His Vision

Spanish-born Salvador Salort-Pons, 45, is looking to grow the museum’s operating endowment by $400 million.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.