December 5, 2012 Reformers of the 19th century warned that taking a tea break would steer Irish peasant women to thoughts of revolution. The warnings largely went unheeded. Still, it gives us pause to think about our modern-day food obsessions and how they might look to others in the future.
March 30, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie, and Arab-Israeli conflict. In the second hour, when is a revolution a revolution?, and exiled dictators.
February 24, 2011 When an armed rebellion breaks out it's clear why a government might fall. But when protesters take to the streets without violence, why is it sometimes enough to topple a government? Joshua A. Tucker takes a look Egypt.