Open Source with Christopher Lydon
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April 5, 2010
Arundhati Roy’s Version of Disaster in India
March 29, 2010
This "Year of India" (6): What’s Wrong...
Click to listen to Chris’s conversation with Siddharth Varadarajan. (30 minutes, 18 mb mp3)The dirty little secret of the US drone war in Afghanistan is...|
March 12, 2010
This "Year of India" (5): … and...
Click to listen to Chris’s conversation with Farzana Shaikh (38 min, 17 mb mp3)Salman Rushdie, no less, finished his packed public talk at Brown three...|
March 5, 2010
This "Year of India" (4): The NY...
Click to listen to Chris’s conversation with Anand Giridharadas (45 min, 27 mb mp3)We’re getting a personal take on the New India that we haven’t...|
December 9, 2009
This "Year of India" (3): Suketu Mehta,...
Click to listen to Chris’s conversation with Suketu Mehta. (37 minutes, 17 mb mp3) Suketu Mehta, the master storyteller of modern Bombay, learned by listening...|
December 8, 2009
This "Year of India" (2): Rana Dasgupta
Click to listen to Chris’s conversation with Rana Dasgupta. (45 minutes, 21 mb mp3) Rana Dasgupta‘s India is a land of grueling poverty still, in...|
November 16, 2009
The Voice of Gandhi in this "Year...
It’s the audacity of Mahatma Gandhi‘s non-violence, and the radical priority he gave to social justice, that Gandhi’s grandson stresses in a sort of keynote...|
April 24, 2009
Amitav Ghosh & Robert Coover: Speaking of...
Click to listen to Chris’s conversations with Amitav Ghosh and Robert Coover (17 minutes, 8 mb mp3) Amitav Ghosh & Robert Coover Our conversation draws...|
November 20, 2008
Amitav Ghosh and his Sea of Poppies
The Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh brings the British Empire to life again — the other side of the story, so to speak, from the other...|
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