Monday, October 31, 2011

From the Hudson to the Potomac

Lawrence Weschler discusses his latest book Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative.

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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Hitting a Wall

TomDispatch founding editor Tom Engelhardt shares his reaction to the Occupy Wall Street movement and the unpredictability of popular protests.

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Monday, October 17, 2011

An Aural Occupation

This week we present a soundscape composed of clips from the protest in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, in the heart of the financial district. You will hear a range of voices and modes of expression. For the best listening experience, we recommend listening through a pair of quality headphones.

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Friday, October 14, 2011

The All-American Occupation

Historian Steve Fraser talks about the current demonstrations on Wall Street and their historical precedents.

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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Allende's Words for Obama

Ariel Dorfman, Chilean-American novelist, playwright, essayist, journalist and human rights activist, talks about his latest book Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile, and his latest piece for TomDispatch, a poem in which Dorfman invokes the voice of former Chilean president Salvador Allende to offer words of advice to Barack Obama.

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Pacific Power or Pacific Partner?

John Feffer, the co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, talks about the US presence in the Pacific, the upcoming elections in East Asia, and what changes would have to take place for the United States to shift from a Pacific power to a pacific partner.

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