Archive for August, 2009
August 17 . 2009
In his book, Let’s Get Free: A Hip Hop Theory of Justice, former federal prosecutor and law professor, Paul Butler advocates jury nullification, the system of strategically voting not guilty in non violent criminal cases. Butler argues that America’s criminal justice system is fundamentally broken, essentially racist and doesn’t make us any safer.
August 14 . 2009
Insights into human behavior by way of popculture with psychologist, Dr. Lawrence Rubin, the co-author of Messages: Self Help Through Popular Culture. Later, Sarah Dunant, author of Sacred Hearts.
August 13 . 2009
The American Psychological Association says that programs to change gays to straight don’t work and later is there a new culture war over National Endowment for the Arts grants?
August 12 . 2009
Charles Pierce, journalist and author of IDIOT AMERICA: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free.
August 11 . 2009
In honor of the centennial anniversary of the NAACP, Pulitzer-Prize winner David Levering Lewis’s W. E. B. DU BOIS: A Biography, 1868–1963 celebrates and restores a visionary, brilliant, and complex hero to his central place in American history.
August 10 . 2009
Jean Kilbourne, co-author of So Sexy So Soon: the New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids. Later, video games and booth babes with Yvonna Lynn, owner of Charisma + 2.
August 7 . 2009
What’s real and what’s fake? Joe Nickell, a senior research fellow of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal,and columnist for Skeptical Inquirer magazine explores that question in REAL OR FAKE: Studies in Authentication.
August 6 . 2009
Before Tony Soprano or even Michael Corleone, there was the real life original mob boss, Guiseppe “The Clutch” Morello. Author, Mike Dash gives his account of America’s first Godfather in The First Family: Terror, Extortion, Revenge, Murder and the Birth of the American Mafia.
August 5 . 2009
Is python hunting wrong even when the Everglades is overrun with the reptiles? A spokesperson from the Florida Fish & Wildlife join us and later Wayne Pascelle, Humane Society of the U.S. and animal rights advocate, Carol Cromwell-Ierna.
August 4 . 2009
Pastor Wiley Drake on praying for health and safety to children. Then, Mark Potok, Southern Poverty Law Center who says that jailed evangelist Tony Alamo’s ministry is a cult and David Clohessy from SNAP on sexually abused children. Later, was the cash for clunkers program planned poorly? Honda salesman, Mike Hein tell us what he thinks.
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- Jun 18Dean King
- Jun 17Si Kahn, Suzanne Little
- Jun 13Jesse Ventura
- Jun 11Phil Tiemeyer
- Jun 10David Felten