Podcast for November 20
By Chuck Mertz in Shows with 5 comments Tags: Amartya Sen, Chuck Mertz, Danny Muller, David Skalinder, Jeff Dorchen, Jordan Flaherty, Karen Greenberg
Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed:
- Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen. Amartya is the author fo the book, “Idea of Justice,” (Harvard University Press) which was named a Book of the Year by the Toronto Globe and Mail and The Economist as well as being called a Book of the Decade by the New Statesman.
- Karen Greenberg is the Executive Director at the Center on Law and Security at New York University Law School. Karen is the author of, “The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days” (Oxford University Press). Her daily commentary on the trial of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani in Manhattan can be read by clicking here, including her most recent entry, “Guilty Until Proven Guilty: Threatening the Presumption of Innocence.” Also, check out the Center’s blog by clicking here.
- award-winning New Orleans-based journalist, Jordan Flaherty , author of the book, “Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the jena Six” (Haymarket Books). Jordan was the first reporter to bring the Jena Six story to a national audience. His most recent writing includes, “The Incarceration Capital of the US: The Crisis Inside New Orleans’ Jails.”
Our irregular corespondents will be:
- live from Portland, Maine, Danny Muller gave a ‘Wasted Energy’ report on the situation in Haiti.
- live from Denver, the Cynical Optimist David Skalinder will be talking about the election.
- live from Los Angeles, Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.