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A talk with Eleanor LeCain, author of Breakthrough Solutions, about her 20-year study of innovative, successful solutions to long-standing problems in nine areas that are low-cost, replicable, and resilient over time [thebreakthroughway.com]; CS's announcement that she has invited Eleanor LeCain to be co-host, hosting the ATN program in alternate weeks; poem by Kay Ryan

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talk with Elizabeth Wholey, author of Sustenance: Food Traditions in Italy's Heartland; the Slow Food Movement's role in invigorating the local food culture in the Upper Tiber Valley; poem by Shelley

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conversation with Richard Heinberg, author of The Party's Over, Peak Everything, and The End of Growth, as well as being co-editor of the photo book Energy and author of influential reports from the PostCarbon Institute; the falling Return on Investment re drilling now; the shift to renewables and to using less energy [postcarbon.org]; poem by William Blake

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Women's Day Program; a talk with Barbara Shaw, past director of the Illinois Violence Prevention Authority, on mounting a public health approach to preventing violence; also, the recent passage by Congress of the expanded Violence Against Women Act; poem by Chana Bloch

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