Monthly Archives: December 2015

Episode #223: Chris Field and Katharine Mach (Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford)

Chris Field and Katharine Mach from the Carnegie Institution for Science – Department of Global Ecology at Stanford join the show. We discuss how the recent Paris talks have shaped the climate change discussion and what needs to happen moving

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Posted in Environment, Episodes, International, Interviews, Politics, Science

Episode #222: Nick Berardini (Director of KILLING THEM SAFELY)

Nick Berardini (Director of KILLING THEM SAFELY) joins the show. We discuss his new documentary that explores how a seemingly great All-American company crafted a much different version of their backstory than the truth.   Show Notes Watch the official

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Posted in Business, Episodes, Interviews, Movies, Politics

Episode #221: Jonathan Kirshner (Cornell University, “Urban Flight”)

Jonathan Kirshner (Cornell University, “Urban Flight”) joins the show. We welcome Jonathan back to the program to discuss his novel about New York’s past. 1975 was a year when the sprawling city felt completely helpless and residents felt trapped with

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Posted in Authors, Books, Episodes, Fiction, History, Interviews, Movies, Music, Politics

Episode #220: Antony Loewenstein (Independent Journalist, “Disaster Capitalism)

Antony Loewenstein (Independent Journalist, “Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe”) joins the show. We discuss how disaster capitalism has spread across the globe completely unchecked, and threatens every citizen on the planet.   Show Notes You can purchase

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Posted in Authors, Books, Business, Environment, Episodes, Finance, International, Interviews, Movies, Politics

Episode #219: Helen Phillips (“The Beautiful Bureaucrat”)

Helen Phillips (Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, “The Beautiful Bureaucrat”) joins the show. We discuss her novel that is an honest look at the disappointing but ultimate pleasure┬áthat can be felt when dealing with monotonous forces.  

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