Thursday, May 12, 2011

Listening ideas for 12 May 2011

Forgotten Classics
Isaac Asimov's Guide to the Bible
In which we hear a bit of Isaac Asimov's nonfiction writing.
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London School of Economics: Public lectures and events
A World Without Superpowers: de-centered globalism
As the inequality of power between the West and the rest diminishes, the most likely scenario for world politics is de-centered globalism, in which there will be no superpowers. But what does a world with no superpowers mean for regional coexistence and international cooperation? Barry Buzan is Montague Burton Professor of International Relations at LSE and senior fellow at LSE IDEAS.
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The Rob Kall Bottom Up Radio Show
Richard Wolff; Corporations are Threatening and Bullying America
Corporations are threatening the US, threatening US citizens. How to fight back.
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The Roundtable
James Stewart - Tangled Webs
Joe speaks with James Stewart about his latest book, Tangled Webs: How False Statements are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff .
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KQED's Forum
Bharati Mukherjee: 'Miss New India'
National Book Critics Circle Award-winner Bharati Mukherjee travels deftly between tradition and modernity in her many works, including eight novels and two short story collections. Her latest novel, "Miss New India, delves into the issues of arranged marriage, ambition, culture and class. She joins Michael Krasny to discuss the book.
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