Podcast for Saturday, October 11, 2008 Shows

Thomas Frank whose latest book is “The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule” (Metropolitan Books). Tom is a regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal. live from Afghanistan, Anand Gopal discussed his TomDispatch article, “The Surge That Failed: Afghanistan under the Bombs.” Anand is a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, based in Afghanistan. Steven Rosenfeld Read more

Podcast for Saturday, October 4, 2008 Shows

live from Cochabamba, the Democracy Center‘s Jim Shultz explained what the hell is going on in the near civil war in Bolivia. You can read Jim’s blog by visiting http://www.democracyctr.org/blog/. The Democracy Center “works globally to advance social justice through investigation and reporting, training citizens in public advocacy, and leading international citizen campaigns.” journalist and Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 27, 2008 Shows

Ann Pettifor is executive director of Advocacy International. In the 1990s she helped design and lead the international campaign Jubilee 2000. She is editor of “The Real World Economic Outlook” (Palgrave) and author of “The Coming First World Debt Crisis” (Palgrave). This week she wrote the articles “The week that changed everything” and “America’s financial Read more

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

http://www.searchme.com A visual search engine, Search Me is a totally different way to viewsearh hits. It’s been compared to the CoverFlow view in iTunes. Youtype in a search term and you’re presented with a of stream of websitesnapshots of the search hits, that you can flip through… It sort offeels like shopping for vinyl, so Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 20, 2008 Shows

Ken Menkhaus is a political science professor at North Carolina’s Davidson College and a former political advisor to the UN Operation in Somalia. Ken has a new report out called, “Somalia: A Country in Peril, A Policy Nightmare.” In the report, Ken says, “US counterterrorism policies have not only compromised other international agendas in Somalia, Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 13, 2008 Shows

live from Estonia, we will speak with Rein M´┐Żllerson who wrote the article, “The world after the Russia-Georgia war,” which is posted at openDemocracy.net. Rein is professor and chair of international law at King’s College, London. Rein has been a visiting professor at the London School of Economics, a member of the United Nations Human Read more

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

http://www.damninteresting.com A very appropriate website name for This Is Hell, DamnInteresting isa great collection of science and science history articles on the typesof wackiness us hellions relish, you know the kind… Tesla’s failed(or foiled) plan for free energy for the entire planet involving giantDeath Ray towers, tiny extremeophiles being used to clean up a giantpit Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 6, 2008 Shows

Mark Weisbrot, co-director at the Center for Economic Policy Research, who has just co-authored a report entitled, “Oil Drilling In Environmentally Sensitive Areas: The Role of the Media.” Matt Kennard is a writer who, while studying for his Master’s in Investigative Journalism at Columbia University in New York. looked into the increasingly liberal attitude of Read more