First, the underworld of organ trafficking. [ dur: 10 mins. ]

  • Nancy Scheper-Hughes, professor of anthropology at University of California, Berkeley, editor of Commodifying Bodies and author of Violence in War and Peace: An Anthology.
  • Art Caplan, professor and head of the division of Bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center and award-winning author of books including Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader, Ethics and Organ Transplants, and Smart Mice, Not so Smart People.

Then, scientific discoveries about x and y chromosomes are challenging what we know about what makes us male or female. [ dur: 16mins. ]

  • Jeremy Nathans. Dr. Nathans is a professor of molecular biology and genetics, of neuroscience, and of ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
  • Melissa Wilson Sayres, Miller Fellow at University of California, Berkley. Research interests are in sex chromosome evolution, sex-biased processes, population genetics, and comparative genomics. See her work here

Finally, revolutions are not what they used to be. How have they changed? We’ll explore revolutions in the 20th and 21st Century. [ dur: 32 mins. ]

For a transcript of this interview, please visit: TheBigQ

  • Leandro Vergara-Camus is professor at the Department of Development Studies at SOAS University of London. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Land and Freedom, The MST, the Zapatistas and Peasant Alternatives to Neoliberalism.
  • John Foran is professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of, The Future of Revolutions: Re-thinking Radical Change in an Age of Globalization, and Taking Power: On the Origins of Revolutions in the Third World.
  • Jack A. Goldstone is Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University. He is the author of Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World, REVOLUTIONS: A Very Short Introduction, and the co-editor of POLITICAL DEMOGRAPHY: How Population Changes are Reshaping International Security and National Politics. Editor of blog on the global economy and world politics at

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