Stephen Woodworth is a Member of Parliament. He joined Jonathon to discuss abortion politics in the House of Commons and in Canada.
Dr. Margaret Somerville is a professor of law and medicine at McGill University. She joined Jonathon to weigh in on the ethics of abortion and euthanasia, and where Canadian culture is at.
Dr. Monica Miller is a long-time pro-life activist in the United States—one of the very first activists, in fact. She recently published a phenomenal book titled Abandoned: The Untold Story of the Abortion Wars. She joined Jonathon to discuss her new book and the history of the pro-life movement.
The formula has repeated itself time and time again over the last several decades: The apologists for abortion, assisted suicide and euthanasia proclaim some new right to kill or be killed, pro-lifers point out the consequences of downgrading human life and the inevitable spread of the Culture of Death, and the apologists scoff and accuse…Details
Music is probably the most powerful art form known to man—and in this century, the most present. While people sometimes read their favorite book a number of times, people often listen to their favorite songs hundreds of times. Music has seeped into every waking moment of the 21stcentury life—it’s “background noise” from the commute to…Details
Dr. Frank McDonough is the author of the book Sophie Scholl: The Woman Who Defied Hitler. He joined Jonathon Van Maren to talk about this inspiring woman and the White Rose.
First published in the Times of Israel on September 17, 2013 (Link: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/three-children-under-the-swastika/). I often think that it is difficult for members of Generation Y to fully grasp the reality of the Holocaust and just how recent the geographically sprawling and bloody events actually were. Living in widespread prosperity–almost unprecedented in human history–and possessing attitudes…Details
Adam Hochschild is a journalist, lecturer, and author of Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire’s Slaves. He joined Jonathon to discuss the history of abolitionism and what we can learn from it.
Lois Lowry is the author of dozens of children’s books, including the award-winning Number the Stars as well as The Giver, which was recently made into a film. She joined Jonathon to discuss her book The Giver, how to create great literature, and how literature can impact culture.
The embarrassing political troubles of the unfortunately but aptly named former Congressman Anthony Weiner has catapulted the term “sexting” into cultural consciousness once again, prompting a sudden discussion on what, exactly, “sexting” is—and whether we should be worried about it. Dr. Keith Ablow, FOX News’ psychiatry expert, weighed in with a column entitled “What Weiner’s sexting scandal…Details