Archive for the ‘Shows’ Category
August 29 . 2013
Eric Sterling with the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation talks about easing overcrowding in federal prisons by ordering prosecutors to omit listing quantities of illegal substances in indictments for low-level drug cases, sidestepping federal laws that impose strict mandatory minimum sentences for drug-related offenses. Later Barry Lynn bids farewell to Culture Shocks.
August 28 . 2013
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August 22 . 2013
Sarah Jones with Americans United for Separation of Church and State talks about her experiences as a home schooler and an ex-Christian fundamentalist.
August 21 . 2013
August 20 . 2013
Noted author and historian, Thurston Clarke‘s Last Hundred Days is a gripping account that weaves together John F. Kennedy’s public and private lives, explains why the grief following his assassination has endured so long, and solves the most tantalizing Kennedy mystery of all—not who killed him but who he was when he was killed, and where he would have led us.
August 19 . 2013
Internet regulation in China is rarely either obvious or straightforward and this was the inspiration for China specialist Jason Q. Ng to write Blocked on Weibo, an innovative computer script that would make it possible to deduce just which terms are suppressed on China’s most important social media site, Sina Weibo.
August 15 . 2013
Manson is the most authoritative account ever written of how an ordinary juvenile delinquent named Charles Manson became the notorious murderer whose crimes still shock and horrify us today.
August 14 . 2013
Queens of Noise looks beyond the lurid voyeuristic appeal of a sex-drugs-rock ’n’ roll saga to give the rock band, Runaways its place in musical, feminist, and cultural history.
- Aug 29Eric Sterling, Barry Lynn
- Aug 28Kimberly Rae Miller
- Aug 27David Epstein
- Aug 26Peter Conners
- Aug 22Sarah Jones
- Aug 20Thurston Clark