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Conversation with Tony Serra

In Uncategorized on December 27, 2010 at 9:26 pm

Tony Serra is a long time civil rights and defense attorney. He has represented such iconic figures as Huey Newton and Judi Berry.  Paulette Frankl is an artist and the author of the new biography about Tony Serra called Lust for Justice.

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Analysis of Korean Peninsula Tensions with Christine Ahn

In News on December 21, 2010 at 12:22 am

Christine Ahn of the Korea Policy Institute.

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What’s in the Congressional tax cut deal with Chuck Marr

In News on December 14, 2010 at 3:12 am

Mitch Jeserich speaks to Chuck Marr of the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.  From 1999 through 2004, he was Economic Policy Advisor to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and former Chief Economist of the Senate Budget Committee.

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Excerpts from Sen Bernie Sanders “Tax Cut Filibuster”

In News on December 13, 2010 at 4:02 am

About 30 minutes worth of the 8.5 hour presentation of a “Tax Cut Filibuster” by Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

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Operation Payback & Hacktivists

In News on December 10, 2010 at 10:09 pm

Mitch Jeserich speaks to Ryan Singel of Wired.com about Operation Payback’s attacks against such companies as Mastercard, Amazon and Paypal

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Tamim Ansary, Destiny Disrupted

In History on December 10, 2010 at 2:35 am

Mitch Jeserich speaks to historian Tamim Ansary, author of the book Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes.

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Mae Ngai, author of The Lucky Ones

In History on December 9, 2010 at 6:20 am

Mitch Jeserich speaks to Mae Ngai, Professor of History and Asian American Studies at Colombia University, about her new book The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America.

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Anna McCarthy, author of the Citizen Machine

In History, Media & Technology on December 9, 2010 at 6:10 am

Mitch Jeserich speaks to Anna McCarthy, who teaches the history of television, at New York University, about her book The Citizen Machine: Governing by Television in 1950s America.

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Tim Wu, the author of The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires

In History, Media & Technology on December 7, 2010 at 5:06 pm

Mitch Jeserich talks to Columbia University professor of law Tim Wu about his new book The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires

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Fatima Bhutto, member of Pakistan’s powerfull political family the Bhuttos

In History, Politics on December 6, 2010 at 9:27 pm

Mitch Jeserich speaks to Fatima Butto, author of Songs of Blood and Swords.  Fatima Bhutto is from the powerful Pakistani family the Bhuttos.  Click here to listen or right click to download.