Monday Forum Podcast, 8-29-11: Philosophy Talk and EarthSky8

WHFR Monday Forum

"Philosophy Talk: Health Care--Right or Privilege?" What is it? Do we have a right to healthcare, and to good high quality healthcare, in any precise and defensible sense? Or is the "right to healthcare" just a nice way to say it would be very nice if everyone had healthcare? Ken and John take a philosophical lens to the alleged right to healthcare and health insurance with Laurence Baker from the Center for Health Policy at Stanford University. PLUS: "EarthSky8" On the five-year anniversary of Pluto’s demotion to dwarf planet, the lead scientist of a NASA mission to Pluto, Alan Stern, says he thinks Pluto should have retained full planet status and that the latest mission with prove it.