Open Source with Christopher Lydon
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August 17, 2017
Notes on White Supremacy After Charlottesville
July 27, 2017
Billy Bragg’s Guide to the Music of...
Billy Bragg has been the premier troubadour for British radicalism for more than thirty years: a democratic socialist with a guitar and a steadfast commitment to...|
July 20, 2017
The Coming Crisis in Opioid Nation
The opioid epidemic running rampant this summer has a 30-year back story and a grisly punch-line for 2017: drug deaths this year alone are heading...|
July 13, 2017
The Concord Circle & the Birth of...
Henry David Thoreau on his 200th birthday has invited us back to his woodsy, watery old town of Concord, Massachusetts where crystalline American prose was...|
June 1, 2017
American Socrates: The Life and Mind of...
Noam Chomsky for 50 years has been America’s Socrates, our public pest with questions that sting … not the city-square of Athens but a vast...|
May 25, 2017
Return of the Prophet: Baldwin in the...
James Baldwin was the prophetic voice of an era that isn’t over. Fifty years ago, he was a young, bug-eyed man from Harlem who wrote, in essays...|
May 18, 2017
Lessons from Nixonland
Welcome back to Nixonland: After four decades, the Oval Office is once again the seat of empire, occupied by a paranoid pilot hellbent on an unremittingly...|
May 11, 2017
JFK Turns 100
In John F. Kennedy’s hundredth birthday spring, we’re looking again at the family portrait we all know, by the painter Jamie Wyeth.His canvas summoned the late president...|
May 4, 2017
The ‘Pivot to Asia’ Continued
What did we learn in Vietnam?|
April 27, 2017
Building the People’s Party
100 days of Donald Trump in the White House, 100 days of Democrats in the wilderness, 100 dumbfounded days of dismay at the New York...|
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For our podcast, George Scialabba is speaking about philosophy, life, and his decades-long bout with depression on the occasion of an article he wrote for The Baffler magazine, “The Endlessly Examined Life.” |
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