On the Radio

Week of March 2, 2014

American Identities

03.02.2014

Whose America is it? The young black teen in a hoodie … the illegal immigrant who’s been living here for 20 years… Muslims… Native Americans.   You?

  1. The Talk - Being a black teenager in America

    Producer Cynthia Woodland invited Anthony Cooper and his sons (Akheem and Anthony Junior) into our studio, to talk about what it’s like, raising black teenagers in America. 

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  2. The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander

    Is the American criminal justice system perpetuating racial caste?

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  3. Sonic Sidebar: Looking for Palestine

    Najla Said is a Palestinian-Lebanese Christian Arab-American who grew up on New York’s Jewish Upper West Side.   And she’s the daughter of the late Edward Said –the famous Palestinian intellectual and activist.   

    A SCENE FROM "PALESTINE"

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    Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
  4. Inocente - On being homeless and undocumented in America

    Inocente grew up in San Diego.  She loves art and is an accomplished painter.  She’s also lived most of her life here as an undocumented immigrant from Mexico.  She was the subject of a film that won an Oscar last year.  It’s called simply – Inocente. 

    TRAILER

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  5. BookMark: Margaret Atwood

    Novelist Margaret Atwood bookmarks Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys.

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  6. On Our Minds: Film History

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    Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin is obsessed with lost masterpieces of early cinema. He tells Steve Paulson he feels haunted - by the ghosts of early film history, and by the ghosts of his own family's past.

    You can also hear our extended interview with Maddin.

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Image: mutsmuts Via: flickr

Thoughts About Thinking

03.02.2014

Thoughts about thinking, including Daniel Goleman on "Emotional Intelligence" and Daniel Kahneman on "Thinking, Fast and Slow."

  1. Emotional Intelligence - Daniel Goleman

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    Psychologist Daniel Goleman talks about "Emotional Intelligence."

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  2. Sonic Sidebar: Daniel Kahneman, "Thinking, Fast and Slow"

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    Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman talks about his book, "Thinking, Fast and Slow."

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    Average: 3.4 (7 votes)
  3. America the Philosophical - Carlin Romano

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    Philosopher Carlin Romano talks about his book, "America the Philosophical."

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  4. The Advanced Genius Theory - Jason Hartley

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    Jason Hartley talks about his book, "The Advanced Genius Theory: Are They Out of Their Minds or Ahead of Their Time?"

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  5. Dangerous Idea: Reclaim Time

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    Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff's Dangerous Idea?  We need to reclaim time.

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  6. On Our Minds: Ruth Ozeki

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    Ruth Ozeki's novel, "A Tale for the Time Being," is just out in paperback.  Anne Strainchamps talks to Ozeki about her book, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

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