Wednesday, May 25, 2011


Ira Chernus, a professor of religious studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, discusses president Obama's recent ultimatum that Israel return to its pre-1967 borders.

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Saturday, May 14, 2011

We Meant Well

Peter Van Buren, author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the War for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, which comes out in September from Metropolitan Books, talks about his book and his observations on Western-style nation building.

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Saturday, May 7, 2011

An Accidental Sportswriter

TomDispatch's senior Jock Culture correspondent Robert Lipsyte talks about the first time he met Muhammad Ali. The story is described in more detail in his new memoir, An Accidental Sportswriter, which is on bookshelves now.

For more, you can watch videos in which he declares Billie Jean King the most important sports figure of the 20th Century, and describes the moment he found out his father used to be a jock. You can purchase your own copy of Robert's memoir at, or at any quality bookstore near you.

Would You Like Jobs with That?

Andrew Kroll, a DC correspondent for Mother Jones magazine, talks about unemployment, America's barbell economy, and his recent TomDispatch article "How the McEconomy Bombed the American Worker."

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Do You Want to Know a Secret?

TomDispatch founder and editor, and author of The American Way of War, Tom Engelhardt talks about the paradox of highly publicized covert warfare.

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Sunday, May 1, 2011

To End All Wars

Adam Hochschild, a San Francisco-based author of seven books including 'King Leopold's Ghost,' talks about his latest book, 'To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918.'

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