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Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/28/2010

Today we will explore a variety of topics with blogger extraordinaire David Lindorff. http://www.thiscantbehappening.net/

We will also hear from J. David Gray, our resident scribe, for another segment of our SYNERGY project. David’s essay “Inner Sanctum”, was inspired by my image “the table is set” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: there is also a link to David’s other writings at wusb.fm/broken

MUSIC today … from the UK veterans, THE DIRTY STRANGERS.
http://dirtystrangers.com/about/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/21/2010

TODAY we will explore war from the standpoint of moral integrity, values and ethics. We will speak with Bill Felice, professor of political science and head of the International Relations and Global Affairs discipline at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL. He is author of the book “How do I Save my Honor – War, Moral Integrity and Principled Resignation” http://williamfelice.com/wff/home

We will also have an in-studio guest, Kate Valerio, health educator at the student health center here at Stony Brook University. We will try to make some sense of the present generation of college student, their culture, health and stressors. http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/shs/
http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/cpo/index.shtml

Music today … will let us dip into the fun side of Christmas and tip my panama hat to my Canadian roots with selections from LEON REDBONE’s “Christmas Island” album. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Redbone http://www.leonredbone.com/menu_frame.html

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/14/2010

TODAY we will continue our analysis of the WIKILEAKS story. We will speak with Morris Panner, former federal prosecutor and DOJ attorney.
He is also a Senior Advisor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government on Cyber Security. A full bio can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/24a7axq Panner is now CEO of GroupFlier.com, a community messaging platform, enabling secure conversations with people and organizations.

We will also hear from J. David Gray – OUR RESIDENT SCRIBE – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. David’s essay “A Man in Full”, inspired by my image “elvis c” – 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

MUSIC today will feature the late New Orleans R&B artist SNOOKS EAGLIN. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snooks_Eaglin

Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/06/2010

TODAY we will speak with Jonathan Askin, Assoc. Professor of Clinical Law, Brooklyn Law School to discuss the broad legal aspects of WIKILEAKS. Jonathan also has more than a decade of experience in the communications industry. Askin is a sought-after expert in the field of internet law, he played a key role in President Obama’s Internet Governance Group. He has also served as president and general counsel for the Association for Local Telecommunications Services and was a senior attorney at the Federal Communications Commission. www.brooklaw.edu/blip http://tinyurl.com/36o954j Lastly, Jonathan was published yesterday in HUFFINGTON POST: http://tinyurl.com/2bj78ee

We will also hear from J. David Gray, our resident scribe, for another segment of our SYNERGY project. David’s essay “gotham wiki" was inspired by my image “crime scene” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com to David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today will feature singer songwriter MADELEINE PEYROUX. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madeline_Peyroux

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/30/2010

TODAY we will speak with John Truman Wolfe on the economic crisis both here and abroad. He has been a senior credit officer for two California banks: one in the San Francisco Bay Area, the other in Beverly Hills and is the co-founder of a prestigious Los Angeles based business management company, where, as a registered investment adviser, he oversaw the financial and investment matters of some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

His latest book is "Crisis By Design: The Untold Story of the Global Financial Coup and What You Can Do About It". http://johntrumanwolfe.com
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. David’s essay “wireless words” was inspired by my image “the writer” – 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

MUSIC today will feature blues singer BIG MAMA THORNTON.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/23/2010

TODAY we will speak in-studio with Ambassador Harsh Bhasin, the current Chair of the Department of Asian & Asian-American Studies here are Stony Brook University. We will be discussing international relations between India, China and the United States. Ambassador Bhasin has been a Visiting Professor of International Relations at SBU since 2001. Before joining Stony Brook, he served as a career diplomat for nearly four decades with overseas assignments that included serving as India’s Ambassador to Botswana, South Africa and Denmark. He was an official observer at South Africa’s first ever non-racial elections that were held in 1994 and which returned Nelson Mandela to power. http://www.stonybrook.edu/aaas

We will also hear from our resident scribe, J. David Gray, for another segment of our SYNERGY project. We chose today to match his essay “I Squandered a Fortune” to my image “abstract#24” – 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

MUSIC today will feature David Byrne.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/16/2010

TODAY we will speak with BJ Gallagher, an inspirational author and speaker. She writes business books that educate and empower, women's books that enlighten and entertain, gift books that inspire and inform, and kids' books that charm and delight. She motivates and teaches with empathy, understanding, and more than a little humor. Her frequent theme is the "Power of Positive DOING." http://bjgallagher.com

She and I will follow up on my opinion piece last week and discuss sociologist Alvin Toffler's seminal work "Future Shock" and how the pace of change can impact our health and well being. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_Shock

We will also hear from our resident scribe, J. David Gray for another segment of our SYNERGY project. His essay "Good Women" inspired my image “The Reader” ... be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com for David’s other writings check out: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today will feature selections from JOE COCKER LIVE – circa 1990. http://www.cocker.com/us/home http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Cocker

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/09/2010

TODAY we will speak with Patrick Burns of the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund (http://TAF.org). TAF is a nonprofit public interest organization dedicated to combating fraud against the Federal Government through the promotion and use of the federal False Claims Act and its qui tam provisions.

Patrick has been Director of Communications at Taxpayers Against Fraud since 2004. He is a graduate of Oberlin College (BA) and Georgetown University (Masters). Mr. Burns has spent 28 years in the nonprofit arena, and appeared on such diverse shows as The Today Show, Hardball, Good Morning America, The Newshour, Nightline and Crossfire. He has authored scores of editorials in major newspapers across the United States, and has worked for 14 years on Medicare, Social Security and prescription drug issues, as well as an additional decade on population growth and and street drug crime issues.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/02/2010

TODAY we will discuss the power of art to educate and to deceive. Our guest is ELLEN LIVINGSTON, doctoral candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University will discuss feature and documentary films and their use as an educational tool.
http://www.tc.edu/news/article.htm?id=7301; http://socialstudies.pressible.org/apope/what-do-you-do-with-all-those-b...

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. His essay inspired me to create the image “street race” – be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com/#/gallery/new-images/ for David’s other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Today we feature the music of Los Lobos. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Lobos; http://www.loslobos.org/site/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 10/19/2010

TODAY we will discuss politics and the arts from the perspective of the Democracy and Jazz project, "Let Freedom Swing". At the heart of this project is retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and musician, composer, educator and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center Wynton Marsalis. http://letfreedomswing.org/

Representing the "Democracy and Jazz" project is Teachers College at Columbia University professor Margaret Crocco. She has also served as editor and project leader for the "Teaching The Levees" curriculum based on Spike Lee's award-winning film, “When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts” - we hope to have time to delve into this project a bit as well.

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. His essay inspired me to create the image "bad girl” - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com there is also a link to David's other writings at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

MUSIC today will feature the iconic jazz singer ANITA O’DAY. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_O%27Day

Everything Is Broken playlist for 10/12/2010

TODAY we will cover a variety of contemporary topics in an interview with ROHIT SAKHUJA, Executive Director of the “Energy Innovations Project” – at the 
Industrial Performance Center of MIT. http://web.mit.edu/mitei/ Rohit is an MIT and Stanford Business School Alum. And, very pertinent for today’s show, he also wears the hat of a fellow talk show host at WMBR, Cambridge – the program is Paradigm Shifts and it is engineered by former WUSB staffer David Goodman, brother of Amy. http://www.paradigmshiftsradio.com/index.htm

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. This is our second try at reversing the concept … he will read his essay that inspired me to create the image "road patina” - 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

Andrew Welch will inspire our audience with his efforts to supply books to rural Laotians; all in the context of his around the world adventure just completed. http://beyondthecenter.wordpress.com/2010/03/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 10/05/2010

TODAY we will stay with last week’s topic - anti-intellectualism – with our featured guest LEILA BRAMMER, Professor and chair, Dept of Communication Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. Her scholarly work has focused on social movements, rhetoric/argument, and civic engagement. She is the author of "Excluded from Suffrage History: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Nineteenth Century American Feminist." http://tinyurl.com/29wg33g

MUSIC today will feature the blending of genres – opera and rock – from the East Village Opera Company; from their second album, self titled. http://www.eastvillageoperacompany.com

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/28/2010

TODAY we will chat about anti-intellectualism with GEOFF BRACKETT, Exectutive Vice President, Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Dr. Brackett is new to Marist after having served 20 years at Pace University in many capacities, most recently as Provost for and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs from 2007 to 2010. He oversaw the launch of the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies and is published extensively. GEOFF is currently editing a textbook of collected writings on the Hudson River, and has recently completed a travel memoir about his trips to Alaska and Antarctica. Beyond his academic achievements, he is a songwriter and a musician and member of BMI. http://www.marist.edu/about/gb.html

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

We are featuring singer/songwriter CHRIS SMITHERS. http://www.smither.com; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Smither

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/21/2010

Our featured guest is Norm Prusslin, Director, Media Arts and Interdisciplinary Arts Minors/Living Learning Centers
Faculty Sponsor (Department of Theatre Arts), Student Media; General Manager, Emeritus WUSB-FM 1977-2006
Stony Brook University. We will discuss old and new media, old and new radio. http://www.stonybrook.edu/theatrearts/faculty/full_time/prusslin.html

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

Music today will feature the UK band THE ENEMY http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Enemy_(UK_band)

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/07/2010

TODAY we will try to understand more where the conservatives are coming from; this time from the point of view of the young turks. A recent college grad, activist and community organizer STEPHEN LYON will join us. Steve graduated recently from Eastern Connecticut State University and organized student conservative groups there and in Buffalo.

OUR RESIDENT STORYTELLER, Margaret Meyers will join us after her long sabbatical from Everything is Broken – she has been busy with her move from Kansas to the Twin Cities area. Margaret’s website is at http://www.storyteller.net/tellers/mmeyers

FOR MUSIC, jazz from the BILL CHARLAP TRIO - interpretations of the songs of Leonard Bernstein. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Charlap

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/31/2010

OUR FEATURED GUEST TODAY is SVEN STEINMO, author of “The Evolution of Modern States: Sweden, Japan, and the United States (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics)”. http://tinyurl.com/2fotoh7 He is on leave from the University of Colorado, Boulder, working in Italy at the EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE, as Chair, Politial Economy and Public Policy.

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

TODAY WE ARE FEATURING music from singer/songwriter Greg Brown. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Brown_(folk_musician)

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/10/2010

TODAY we will follow up our last program and again be discussing NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS…

FOR THAT … our featured guest will be ANDREA HICKERSON, assistant professor of communication at Rochester Institute of Technology, their resident expert in the use of new media in electoral politics. http://www.rit.edu

Our resident scribe, J. David Gray will be joining us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "long commute" - you can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com here is a link to David's other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Musically we will feature Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Guy

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/03/2010

We will be discussing NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS. for that … OUR FEATURED GUEST is BRETT O’DONNELL, vice president/general manager of Steinreich Communications, Washington DC. Brett was the Director of Messaging for the McCain Presidential Campaign from January of 2007-November of 2008; during the 2008 presidential campaign O’Donnell was twice named to Time Magazine’s “Five Most Important People Not Running for President” list. In 2004 O’Donnell was retained by the Bush-Cheney campaign to assist in debate preparation for the 2004 presidential debates. http://www.scompr.com

Our resident scribe, J. David Gray will be joining us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "great view" - you can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com here is a link to David's other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

music from the high-energy US indie rock group GOSSIP, from their album “Music for Men” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gossip_(band)

Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/13/2010

TODAY we will tackle the tough issues of genocide and war crimes in Africa, specifically in Sudan and DRCongo. for that … OUR FEATURED GUEST is John Bagwell. John is the Field Manager for the Enough Project at the Center for American Progress in Washington. He previously worked as the National Student Coordinator for the Genocide Intervention Network managing the student division, STAND. He has also worked for the South Carolina Democratic Party, Wal-Mart Watch, and several other political and issue-based grassroots campaigns. http://www.enoughproject.org/

Our resident scribe, J. David Gray will be joining us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "slices of life" - you can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com here is a link to David's other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Today we will enjoy the texas blues rockers The Fabulous Thunderbirds.