Podcast for Saturday, May 2, 2009 Shows

Kai Wright is a Brooklyn writer and editor and senior writer for TheRoot.com. Kai is the author of “Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York” (Beacon Press). His most recent writing includes The Nation article, “More Mortgage Madness.” Last June, Kai also wrote, “Mortgage Industry Bankrupts Read more

Podcast for Saturday, April 25, 2009 Shows

Johann Hari is an award-winning journalist who writes twice-weekly for the UK paper, The Independent. Last year, at the age of 29, Johann became the youngest person ever to be awarded the George Orwell Prize, which the Observer newspaper calls “Britain’s preeminent award for political writing”. In 2007 he was named Newspaper Journalist of the Read more

Website of the Week for April 18, 2009 Website of the Week

http://twitterfall.com Even if you think there is absolutely no value in Twitter ortweeting, you still may want to check out Twitterfall. Using Twitter’sopen API, Twitterfall allows a user to type in custom search queries tofilter and search for the latest trends or breaking news storiesstreaming realtime out of the twittersphere. But beware… it can alsoquickly Read more

Podcast for Saturday, April 18, 2009 Shows

Bill Black is an Associate Professor of Economics and Law at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Bill is the former Executive Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention. He was litigation director of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, deputy director of the Federal Savings & Loan Insurance Corporation, Senior Vice President and Read more

Podcast for Saturday, April 11, 2009 Shows

live from Islamabad, Graham Usher is a contributing editor of Middle East Report (http://www.merip.org). Graham is the author of “Dispatches from Palestine: The Rise and Fall of the Oslo Peace Process” (Pluto Press). His most recent writing includes, “Taliban v. Taliban.” Graham’s articles on Pakistan appear regularly in al Ahram English Weekly. Manuel Perez Rocha Read more

Podcast for Saturday, March 28, 2009 Shows

journalist Robert Parry, whose work can be found at ConsortiumNews.com, returned to This is Hell! In 1984, Bob won the prestigious Polk Award for National Reporting by breaking many of the Iran-Contra stories for Newsweek and The Associated Press. His recent columns include, “Lost History Hurts Obama’s Iran Bid” and “WPost Elitists Feel for Wall Read more

Website of the Week for March 21, 2009 Website of the Week

http://media-convert.com Your free, one-stop file conversion spot. Translate files towhatever format you need right there online… no software downloadrequired! That is, if you ever find the actual tool amid the miasma ofdistracting ads. But hey, it is free, and itshuge collection of file conversion options for video, audio, text,data, and compression file formats totally makes Read more

Podcast for Saturday, March 21, 2009 Shows

Daniel Volman is a specialist on US military activities in Africa and the director of the African Security Research Project and a member of the board of directors of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars. Daniel just posted the piece, “Making Peace or Fueling War in Africa.” Sam Pizzigati is the editor of Too Much, Read more