Podcast for Saturday, February 28, 2009 Shows

live from Manila, Walden Bello is Foreign Policy In Focus columnist, a senior analyst at the Bangkok-based Focus on the Global South, president of the Freedom from Debt Coalition, and a professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines. Walden’s most recent writing includes, “The Global Collapse: a Non-orthodox View,” and “Asia: The Coming Read more

Podcast for Saturday, February 21, 2009 Shows

Dean Baker is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. Dean writes the Beat the Press blog at the American Prospect. He is the author of several books, including his just-released “Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy.” (PoliPointPress). Emma Rothschild is Director of the Joint Centre for History Read more

Podcast for Saturday, February 14, 2009 Shows

William Blum is the author of “Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II” and “Rogue State: a guide to the World’s Only Super Power” which are both published by Common Courage Press. Last weekend, he posted the article, “Obama and the Empire.” Visit his web site http://www.killinghope.org/. Dr. Gareth Porter is Read more

Website of the Week for February 7, 2009 Website of the Week

http://www.emvelope.com Nowthat RFID chips are everywhere – from your passport, to your creditcards, to your drivers license, to whatever – and since it is noweminently possible to harvest data from said chips by means recentlydemonstrated by a RFID wardriver,you may want to consider the perfect gift for all your tinfoil-hattedfriends… and maybe even for yourself; Read more

Podcast for Saturday, February 7, 2009 Shows

Benjamin Barber is Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos and President of CivWorld at Demos, a nonpartisan public policy and advocacy organization. Mr. Barber was Walt Whitman Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and Gershon and Carol Kekst Professor of Civil Society at The University of Maryland. Barber was a founding editor and for ten Read more

Podcast for Saturday, January 31, 2009 Shows

Aziz Huq is the director of the Liberty & National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University. Aziz’s most recent book is 2007′s “Unchecked and Unbalanced: Presidential Power in a Time of Terror,” (New Press) which he co-authored with with Fritz Schwarz. This week, Aziz wrote the article, “Obama’s Minimalist Read more

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!