2 PM Public Affairs Programs

Monday - Friday at 2 PM

The 2:00 PM hour-long block of public affairs programs on Maine Public Radio is a mix of different programs produced around the globe. Please note that the broadcast schedule is subject to change. Updates are made as soon as practical.

For more information on the programs featured in the 2:00 pm public affairs time slot please see the full Maine Public Radio schedule

If you can't find what you're looking for please email Audience Services or call 1-800-884-1717.

Wednesday, June 22 at 2:00 pm

The ambassador from Afghanistan to the United States.

Tuesday, June 21 at 2:00 pm

Jack Kornfield co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California, and the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts. A practitioner of Buddhist teachings for over fifty years, Kornfield is credited with helping bring Buddhism to the West.

Monday, June 20 at 2:00 pm

Education For Transformation

Ideas explores how global access to Education for girls could make for a better world that is more prosperous, more equitable, and happier.

Friday, June 17 at 2:00 pm

International Week in Review

Hour two only. Note: this is in addition to the National Week in Review broadcast at 10:00 am.

Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 pm

A panel of fashion and retail entrepreneurs and experts dive deep into how the fashion industry and consumers are collectively moving the needle on sustainability.

Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 pm

Hrair Balian with The Carter Center talks about prospects for peace or war in Syria.

Tuesday, June 14 at 2:00 pm

Goodall's Hope

Pioneering primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall discusses the evolving relationship between humans and animals, saving the planet and the role the next generation can play in both.

Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations for a talk by New York Times journalist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith, “Reclaiming the American Dream.”

For more on Smith and the forum, click here.

Friday, June 10 at 2:00 pm

International Week in Review

Hour two only. Note: this is in addition to the National Week in Review broadcast at 10:00 am.

Thursday, June 9 at 2:00 pm

Jennifer Rooks hosts the MPBN Your Vote 2016 Republican Primary First District Debate between Mark Holbrook and Ande Smith.

Wednesday, June 8 at 2:00 pm

Jane Mcgonigal, pioneer in the field of alternate reality gaming.

Tuesday, June 7 at 2:00 pm

Civil Rights Attorney Steve Phillips, founder of PowerPAC+, a social justice political network, and author of "Brown Is the New White."

Monday, June 6 at 2:00 pm

U.C. Berkeley professor Cihan Tugal offers his perspective on Turkey and why did such a promising government model fail to inspire democratic regimes among Turkey’s neighbors?

Friday, June 3 at 2:00 pm

International Week in Review

Hour two only. Note: this is in addition to the National Week in Review broadcast at 10:00 am.

Thursday, June 2 at 2:00 pm

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, talks about Greece and its future. No country in Europe has been hit harder by the 2008 global economic crisis and subsequent downturn than Greece. After years of polarizing austerity measures and fears of a Greek exit from the Eurozone, the country is slowly emerging from an extended period of economic instability.

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