Podcast for Saturday, January 24, 2009 Shows

Kenneth Saltman is associate professor in the department of Educational Policy Studies and Research at DePaul University in Chicago. He is the author, most recently, of “Capitalizing on Disaster: Taking and Breaking Public Schools,” (Paradigm Publishers), and editor of Schooling and the Politics of Disaster (Routledge).In December, he wrote the article, “Obama’s Betrayal of Public Read more

Website of the Week for Jan 17, 2009 Website of the Week

http://opacity.us A sort of companion to the late Seth Thomas’ great Ruins of Detroitsite, Opacity offers up some truly striking photographs of other urbanruins from around the globe. Thanks to Matt and Sue in Charm City forthe tip!

Podcast for Saturday, January 17, 2009 Shows

investigative journalist Russ Baker is founder of WhoWhatWhy/the Real News Project, a nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organization. Russ’s exclusive reporting on George W. Bush’s military record won him a 2005 Deadline Club Award. His new book is “Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, and What Read more

Website of the Week for Jan 10, 2009 Website of the Week

http://profilactic.com Ready or not, welcome to lifestreaming!If you and your friends are living your online lives splayed acrossmultiple social networks and Web 2.0 services, this little handy dandyprofile aggreagator may just be your cup-o-tea.

Website of the Week for Dec 20, 2008 Website of the Week

http://callforcreativity.com An interesting beta site that esentially acts as a social networkfor artists, but also encourages collaboration between individualartists as well as between artistic organizations, which you can createand manage. Looks prominsing!

Podcast for Saturday, December 20, 2008 Shows

On our ‘Best of Hell: 2008′ we featured the following interviews: From June 14, David Cay Johnston is an independent investigative journalist, formerly with The New York Times, now focusing on the subject of taxation. David’s most recent book is last year’s “Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense and Stick Read more

Website of the Week for Dec 13, 2008 Website of the Week

http://www.urlfan.com So, what’s your popularity in WebTwoPointOhLand? URLfan is aindexing service that ranks your website based on the number ofblog/RSS references measured at a given point in time. So instead ofthe metrics being based on visits or page hits, the data is essentiallya popularity guage of your site amongst all those opinion makers and “super Read more

Podcast for Saturday, December 13, 2008 Shows

Lew Daly is a senior fellow of Demos and the author of God and the Welfare State. Lew is co-author of the new book, “Unjust Desserts: How the Rich are Taking our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take it Back” (New Press). Steven Kinzer, author of “Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii Read more

Website of the Week for Dec 6, 2008 Website of the Week

http://keepvid.com Well, it’s that time again kids… video utility time!! Afraid yourfavorite video on YouTube is about to disappear due to some sillycopyright infringement? Apparently, some of you are. I’ve been askedlately what’s a good way to download videos from sites like YouTube orGoogle Video on to their local hard drive… and this is what Read more