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In keeping with NPR’s liberal persuasions, The Diane Rehm show recently hosted author Naomi Klein to coincide with the UN summit on Climate Change. Klein’s most recent book, This Changes Everything, places Capitalism square and center at the problem of climate change. 978 more words

On top of the book pile....

http://www.amazon.com/Hampton-Sides/e/B001IGUQVI/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1

Hampton Sides was erudite, eloquent and passionate on the Diane Rehm Show last month. Can’t wait to crack open this one!

"Stopped While Walking Black"

So yesterday, I was listening to The Diane Rehm Show on NPR (many of you are familiar with this show – it’s nation wide and popular) and the subject was Ferguson, MO. 540 more words

The Tweetest Thing

Look, ya’ll, I know this Twitter thing ain’t new. Ever since Diane Rehm, the matriarch of public radio, starting croaking “or send us a tweet” at the tail end of her call for calls, snail mails, and e-mails, non-twitterers like me were officially behind the times. 372 more words

Mid-Week Miscellany

To be both Informative and Interesting

If you haven’t read David McCullough, you really should. He’s made history accessible to someone like me, who doesn’t have a naturally proclivity towards history. Where other historians use primarily a microscopic approach to research and writing, McCullough uses the oft-forgotten macro lens by constantly looking for the bigger picture. 1,111 more words

Theology

My Take on Palestine and Israel

INHERENTLY HUMAN

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while now, but I wasn’t sure how to begin. After many days of contemplation, insistent on the fact that I speak out and write about something that has so angered me, but still confused on how to go about it, I have decided to write with reckless abandon. 2,679 more words