Archive for October, 2009
October 16 . 2009
In Questioning the Veil, award winning journalist, Marnia Lazreg examines the reasons that Muslim women give for wearing the veil. Then journalist Christina Asquith takes us into the hidden world of women under U.S. Iraqi occupation in Sisters in War.
October 15 . 2009
Professor Walter Sinnott-Armstrong’s new book, Morality Without God
October 14 . 2009
Why did it take so long for someone to realize that parenthood starts well before the birth of a baby? Comedy writer and former executive producer of The Daily Show, David Javerbaum filled in the gap with What to Expect When You’re Expected.
October 13 . 2009
Sociologist James Loewen once again takes history textbooks to task for their perpetuations of myth and their lack of awareness of today’s multicultural student audience in Teaching What Really Happened.
October 9 . 2009
Rich Benjamin’s, Searching for Whitopia is the only source to identify the nation’s whitest, best place to live communities: 286 U.S. counties and 39 metropolitan areas in all. Do you live in Whitopia?
October 8 . 2009
Civil liberties lawyer Harvey Silverglate talks about how the feds target the innocent using vague statutes to prosecute the average American who had no way of knowing they were committing a crime. He shows this through case studies and real life stories in Three Felonies.
October 7 . 2009
Author Theodore Roszak’s,The Making of an Elder Culture reminds boomers of the creative role they once played in our society, and predicts an “elder insurgency” where they return to take up what they left undone in their youth.
October 6 . 2009
Disbarred lawyer and activist for children’s violent video games, Jack Thompson tells us why he sued Facebook and then later we’ll talk to a recovering sex offender about a group of homeless sex offenders evicted from their tents in the woods.
October 5 . 2009
A constitutional challenge to the presence of an eight foot tall cross in the Mojave desert; the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Wednesday. Then why are some people giving the okay to what Roman Polanski and David Letterman did?
October 2 . 2009
- May 21Katie Beers, Rayya Elias
- May 20Susan Jacoby
- May 16David Rosner
- May 15Julia Sweeney
- May 14Erica Greider
- May 13Gar Alperovitz
- May 09Jessica Mason Pieklo