AirTalk for April 25, 2013

Fertilizer Plant Explosion In West, Texas
Did Texas’ low-regulation mindset contribute to the tragedy in West?
Is the Harvard brand losing its shine? Is the Stanford brand ascending? What are the reasons behind the shift?
Our esteemed Orange County reporters and editors discuss the latest in the controversy over the proposed removal of fire rings from county beaches, the OC Register’s ad deal with local universities, charges against a former UCI professor regarding conflict of interest in his academic funding, and more.
U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel Makes First Trip To Mideast In New Role
Defense secretary Chuck Hagel announced that the US has a "varying" amount of confidence that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons in its ongoing civil war. President Barack Obama has repeatedly said that if Syria ever used chemical weapons it would cross a "red line".
Burger King Introduces Turkey Burgers
The fast food giant Burger King announced that it’s expanding their limited delivery service to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago. Will offering delivery help Burger King keep its market share?
Morozov book cover
Evgeny Morozov's new book, “To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism” criticizes "solutionists," those who try to solve problems with technology, for their utopian ideals because technology could never provide a solution to complex human problems.
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