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Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/06/2010

TODAY WE WILL TRY TO REVISIT ECON 101. Lets see if we can get some degree of knowledge and understanding of the interconnectedness of the world economic markets and trade. e.g. how an economic event can impact half a world away. For that … OUR FEATURED GUEST is Greg Rehmke, who has directed economic education programs for 25 years. He is a regular speaker on immigration, globalization, and economic development. He is currently the program director at Economic Thinking, a nonprofit of organization in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Rehmke is co-author of the Complete Idiot's Guide to Global Economics. http://www.EconomicThinking.org/

Our resident scribe J. David Gray is back with us for a segment of "Synergy" - his essay inspired by the image "serenity" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

We are featuring texas rocker Alejandro Escovedo. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alejandro_Escovedo

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/29/2010

WELL, AFTER 4 EPISODES OF THE GUSHER IN THE GULF, we need a break from that nightmare. TODAY we will shift to the perceptions of the USA from various international perspectives. OUR GUEST is Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah. Alma is adjunct faculty and board member of George Mason University's Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. http://icar.gmu.edu/

Alma has a most interesting background – born in Saudi Arabia, grew up in Cairo; lived in Kuwait, Jordan, Europe and now the USA. She seems more than qualified to give us some feedback on how USA foreign policy, empire and economic hegemony is playing out overseas.

We will enjoy music from the canadian group Stars. http://www.youarestars.com

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/22/2010

Today is part 4 of the Gusher in the Gulf. Our featured interview is with Jim Knapp, professor
, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the
University of South Carolina. Jim specializes in the areas of structural geology, tectonics, geo-physics and petroleum geology. He was employed as a research geologist and exploration geologist with Shell Oil Co. Dr. Knapp was one of a team of three at Shell in 1989 who conducted a gulf-wide survey of natural oil seepage. http://www.geol.sc.edu/knapp/

We will feature the music of the Zac Brown Band. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zac_Brown_Band

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/15/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up –PART 3 of our GUSHER IN THE GULF series. Our focus will be on THE POLITICS OF DISASTERS here on Day 57 of a preventable catastrophe rooted in the greed and cynicism of unfettered “free markets.” The dream of conservatives, turned nightmare for the nation; the end game of unregulated plunder of our resources and our environment.

Our featured guest is Vince Gawronski, Associate Professor of Political Science at Birmingham Southern College. Vince has worked as a consultant for the U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance evaluating training programs for Latin American civil defense personnel and the assessment of post-impact disaster response and nongovernmental organization capabilities.
http://www.bsc.edu/academics/faculty/gawronski-vincent.cfm

Our featured recording artists are Vampire Weekend. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vampire_Weekend

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/07/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up –PART 2 of our GUSHER IN THE GULF crash course on marine currents, ecology and engineering, featuring an interview with David Conover, outgoing Dean of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences here at Stony Brook University. He has recently accepted a position as the Director of the Division of Ocean Sciences with the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Conover has been on our faculty since 1981 and will remain a faculty member here during his service to the NSF. for more on David Conover's work here at SBU, please go to http://tinyurl.com/276c69q

AND … A VERY SPECIAL IN-STUDIO GUEST who will serve as the show’s music director … serving up an eclectic mix of music and conversation.

Everything is Broken playlist for 05/31/2010

TODAY WE HAVE A GREAT SHOW LINED UP WITH THE GUSHER IN THE GULF AS OUR MAIN THEME. The featured interview is with GEORGE MAUL, Professor, and Head of the Department of Marine and Environmental Systems, in the College of Engineering at Florida Tech. He has merchant marine service and NOAA tenure. Dr. Maul's current research interests include quantifying the impact of climate and global change on society, establishing operational forecasts of coastal ocean circulation, particularly in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. WE WILL DISCUSS the Gulf Loop Current and its relationship to the Gulf Stream. For a detailed presentation on this topic by Dr. Maul, download it at http://tinyurl.com/2fhuk22

Our resident scribe, J. David Gray will join us with another segment of our SYNERGY project. david's essay is inspired by the image "secured" - you can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com under "new images"

Today we feature the music of Tim O'Brien.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/24/2010

We have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with Chad Lassiter, nationally recognized in the fields of American race relations and violence prevention among African American males. He has worked with resilient and vulnerable families, youth, and communities as they experience normal developmental transitions in challenging environments. Mr. Lassiter is one of the co-founders and current president of the Black Men at Penn School of Social Work, Inc. at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. http://www.blackmenatpenn.org

j. david gray, our resident scribe, will join us with another segment of SYNERGY. david's essay was inspired by the image "thar she blows" - go to http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or to http://www.jimlynchphotography.com (in new images gallery).

We will also have a brief chat with Kate Valerio on the subject of faith-based drug rehab.

We will enjoy the music of Joan Armatrading. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Armatrading

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/17/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with Marlen Bodden. She has more than 20 years on the front lines representing disadvantaged and immigrant workers in New York. She tapped into this experience and knowledge of human trafficking, human rights abuses, and modern day slavery to write her first novel, The Wedding Gift, set in pre-Civil War times and based on an actual Alabama court case. Bodden is a graduate of Tufts University and earned her law degree from New York University School of Law. http://www.marlenbodden.com/

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "Crash Pad" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com here is also a link to David's other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

We are featuring the swamp blues of Tab Benoit. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tab_Benoit

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/10/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with MELISSA DECKMAN, Assoc. Professor of Political Science at Washington College, Chestertown, MD. One of her publications is "School Board Battles: The Christian Right in Local Politics (Georgetown University Press, 2004). We will be discussing the impact of the Fundamentalist Extremists voter; their impact both locally and nationally.

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "Hungarian Pastry" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com david's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

WE WILL ALSO speak with Rebecca Janes, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She has worked for twelve years at a methadone clinic in New Bedford, and has a private practice in Westport. We will discuss the barriers created by the “FAITH-BASED” organizations to those seeking recovery. http://outskirtspress.com/generationrx

TODAY WE ARE FEATURING the music of INCUBUS.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incubus_(band)

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/03/2010

We have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with ANNIE LAURIE GAYLOR, co-president of the FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION www.ffrf.org. She is executive editor of Free Thought Today. The paper is published 10 times a year. Her book, "Woe To The Women: The Bible Tells Me So" was first published in 1981 and is now in its 4th printing. In 1988, the Foundation published her book, "Betrayal of Trust: Clergy Abuse of Children", the first book documenting widespread sexual abuse by clergy. Her 1997 book, Women Without Superstition: 'No Gods, No Masters' is the first collection of the writings of historic and contemporary women freethinkers. She founded, edited and published the Feminist Connection, a monthly advocacy newspaper, from 1980-1985. She co-founded FFRF with Anne Gaylor (her mother) as a college student.

OUR RESIDENT STORYTELLER, Margaret Meyers, will join us once again. Margaret’s website can be found at http://www.wusb/broken

We are featuring the fine singing of Lizz Wright. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lizz_Wright

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/26/2010

our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with Martha McCoy, executive director of Everyday Democracy. Everyday Democracy has become respected as a national organization that excels in helping local communities build their own capacity to organize largescale, diverse dialogue for problem solving. http://www.everyday-democracy.org If you were on board last week, you heard a bit about Martha McCoy in our interview with Frances Lappe. Martha's full bio: http://www.everyday-democracy.org/en/Employee.2323.aspx

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "still cool" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com (pull down the "new images" gallery). David's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

We will feature Canadian recording artists, the Cowboy Junkies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cowboy_Junkies

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/19/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with Frances Moore Lappé. She is the author of 18 books including the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet. She is the co-founder of three national organizations that explore the roots of hunger, poverty and environmental crises, as well as solutions now emerging worldwide through what she calls Living Democracy. With her daughter Anna Lappé, she co-directs the Small Planet Institute based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. http://www.smallplanet.org We will discuss her most recent book Getting a Grip 2: Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want.

The show will feature recording artist Susan Tedeschi http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Tedeschi

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/04/2010

To help us launch PART ONE of “The Radical, Rudderless Right” we will speak with SOLON SIMMONS, Professor of Conflict Analysis and Sociology at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. http://icar.gmu.edu/ssimmons.html His blog “Confrontations” can be found at: http://solonsimmons.wordpress.com/

David Gray, our resident scribe, will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "seismic" - so be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com (pull down New Images Gallery). David's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/29/2010

FEATURED INTERVIEW for PART 2 of our CHURCH/STATE discussion sparked by the Texas Board of Education swinging hard right and making significant text book/curriculum changes will be BRENDA NORTON, a lawyer for 25 years and currently a doctoral student and graduate teacher at the Dawson Institute for Church-State Studies, Baylor University, Waco, TX.

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Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/22/2010

OUR FEATURED INTERVIEW will be with BILL BLEZEK, Professor of Philosophy and Religion in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Bill is the FOUNDING EDITOR of the Journal of Religion and Film. He is also the editor of The Humanities and Public Life and is the co-editor of Justice and Punishment. http://www.unomaha.edu/jrf/

J. David Gray – our resident scribe will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "spokes" - so be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Featuring the music of Coldplay.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/02/2010

We have a great show lined up with 3 guests to discuss the roundup and treatment of wild horses in the west. We will speak with
a 4th generation Navadan, Craig Downer, a wildlife ecologist. He has written the book "Wild Horses: Living Symbols of Freedom", describing the wild horses and their plight and has campaigned for protection and respect of wild horses and burros. He is on the Board of The Cloud Foundation. http://www.thecloudfoundation.org

We will also speak with Laura Allen, an attorney and Founder and Executive Director of The Animal Law Coalition, based in Ithaca, NY. Allen brings the latest animal legal news to attorneys, law students and the public and offers legal analysis of the issues affecting animals. Animal Law Coalition takes the fight to stop animal cruelty to Congress, state legislatures, local governments and the courts. http://animallawcoalition.com

Our in-studio guest will be local activist Lynne Ritzler.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 02/23/2010

OUR FEATURED GUEST is Mark Miller, professor and former chair of the Department of Government and International Relations at Clark University in Worcester, MA. He is the Director of the Law and Society Program there. We will discuss the recent Supreme Court "Citizens United" decision. Here is the link to Mark's personal web page at Clark University: http://tinyurl.com/yg6az7r

OUR RESIDENT STORYTELLER, Margaret Meyers from Garden City, KS will tell us a traditional Haitian story. Margaret's website is www.storyteller.net/tellers/mmeyers

We will also feature recent grammy winning artists The Kings of Leon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kings_of_Leon

Everything Is Broken playlist for 02/16/2010

OUR FEATURED INTERVIEW will be with DON BEACHLER, Associate professor of politics at Ithaca College.
Beachler has authored numerous papers and articles on congress, elections and voter turnout, as well as two books on presidential elections: "Winning the White House, 2004: Vote By Vote, Region by Region. Coauthored with Kevin McMahon, David Rankin, and John White. Palgrave/Macmillan Press, 2005 and "Winning the White House, 2008." http://faculty.ithaca.edu/beachler/

We will be discussing THE TEABAGGERS: Media Creation or Grassroots Democracy”?

J. David Gray – our resident scribe will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "feed me" - so be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Everything Is Broken playlist for 02/09/2010

Our featured interview will be with journalist and blogger David Lindorff. We will discuss a variety of issues related to the disconnect between our citizens and the government; with the military industrial complex front and center. http://www.thiscantbehappening.net

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "corner transaction" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

We will feature the music of Ray Charles. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_charles

Everything Is Broken playlist for 02/02/2010

We will be focusing on propaganda in various cultures.

Our featured interview is with Jeff Podoshen from the Business, Organizations and Society Department at Franklin and Marshall College. He currently teaches Marketing Principles, Consumer Behavior and Propaganda and Genocide in the 20th Century. Jeff has also taught in Vietnam and in many Executive MBA programs. http://edisk.fandm.edu/jeffrey.podoshen/

We will also honor the life of author, educator, radical and humanist Howard Zinn. http://www.howardzinn.org

We will feature the music of Joe Jackson http://tinyurl.com/ykt4m8