June 20, 2007

The DIY Clinical Trial

[Thanks to duplicity for suggesting this show.] Chelsea noted in her post for Marcia Angell on Big Pharma last week that we were were thinking...| More
May 7, 2007

The Baghdad Wall

We got an irresistible pitch from tbrucia a few weeks ago: Today’s NYT website features an article: U.S. Erects Baghdad Wall to Keep Sects Apart...| More
April 13, 2007

Race, Class, and Language

[Since we ended up covering many of these issues on our Ralph Ellison’s America show, we sent this one to the graveyard.] Leave it to...| More
December 1, 2006

Coal: Mountaintop Removal in Appalachia

Turning this… [Radio Rover / Flickr] …to this [Vivian Stockman / OHVEC / Flyover courtesy SouthWings] Our latest global warming hour showed that burning coal...| More
November 16, 2006

My Uncle Napoleon

Update, 1/25 12:09 pm I was hoping to get someone’s opinion here. I reached page 300 in this book and can’t get motivated to continue....| More
October 24, 2006

Coltan in the Congo

Blaine Harden’s remarkable article The Dirt in the New Machine starts with this memorable line: Before you make another call on that cell phone, take...| More
September 6, 2006

Race, Class and Voting

This show has been sent to the graveyard. For an explanation, see our post on Experiments in Democracy. Yesterday’s redistricting show brought up many interesting...| More
August 3, 2006

Perpetual Refugees

The Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon are a tragic by-product of the decades-old conflict with Israel, and may be at the real and symbolic center...| More
July 13, 2006

Regional War in the Mideast: Our Role?

On yesterday’s news that Israel has entered Lebanon and has now bombed the airport in Beirut and laid out a naval blockade, we are wondering...| More
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