Open Source with Christopher Lydon
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February 23, 2017
"We know Baldwin's a prisoner of hope."
February 16, 2017
The Fog of Trump
Should Donald Trump have spelled it out that what he really had in mind for Washington was regime-change? The darkest truth about the squalling Trump...|
February 9, 2017
The battle over the travel ban echoes our history from the founding, slicing deep into the heart of American sympathies: Are refugees and migrants coming ashore...|
February 7, 2017
Stephen Kinzer: America’s Empire State of Mind
Why are we everywhere in the world, so often with guns drawn? The provocative reporter Stephen Kinzer has covered a number of our “regime-change” interventions...|
February 2, 2017
The Great Trump Debate: Pat Buchanan and...
On Super Bowl weekend, we’ve lined up a couple of hall of fame political players who run outside Establishment lines to help us watch the game...|
January 26, 2017
Just Say No!
Millions of people marched over the weekend, showing the outlines of a global, feminist, anti-racist, anti-Trump resistance… maybe. The question on our minds this week is whether...|
January 12, 2017
Silvio Berlusconi: The Godfather of Trumpismo
According to Henry Kissinger, “Donald Trump is a phenomenon that foreign countries haven’t seen.” Don’t tell that to the Italians. The parallels between Donald Trump...|
January 5, 2017
Good News for Bad Times: Gospel Music...
In transition time, pre-inauguration, was there ever a clearer cue for Gospel music? “Good news for bad times,” it’s been called. Sanctified music for a...|
December 29, 2016
Stephen Burt’s World of Poetry
Resolved in this New Year: read, and listen closely, to more poetry.This week, we’re starting with one of our favorite local poets, Stephen (or Steph)...|
December 15, 2016
Post-Democracy in America
"Donald Trump is a post-democratic leader. The liberal democratic model—of which Obama was the last president—is completely dead."|
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