A weekly public affairs show that delivers news and views about the most important environmental issues in California and globally.
10/10/2015 at 04:16 AM
This month World Book Club talks about the acclaimed international bestseller Tulip Fever with its British author Deborah Moggach. It's 1630s Amsterdam, and tulip fever has seized its inhabitants. Everywhere men are seduced by the exotic flower. But for wealthy merchant Cornelis Sandvoort it is his young and beautiful wife Sophie that he desires above all, hoping that she will bring him the joy that not even his considerable fortune can buy. An heir.
He commissions a talented and dashing young portraitist to immortalise them on canvas,...
10/10/2015 at 03:30 AM
An award winning front-line investigative news magazine, that focuses on human, civil and workers right, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
10/10/2015 at 02:48 AM
Dr. Brian Goldman travels to Stockholm to look at its pharmacare system.
10/10/2015 at 02:45 AM
This is part 2 of Andy Wood! And we're back to out regularly scheduled programming!
10/10/2015 at 01:15 AM
This week's guest: Ringo Starr
10/10/2015 at 12:45 AM
Voting while disabled - Michael's essay: (00:00:33)
The state of our cities: (00:04:54)
Listener mail: (00:35:47)
Cherry harvest: (00:41:04)
Divisive campaign tactics: (00:48:17)
Helen Weinzweig: (01:05:21)
British artist Andy Goldsworthy makes sculptures out of ice, trees, and leaves. He discusses his 'Ephemeral Works.' Mexican-born journalist Jorge Ramos moved to the U.S. in 1983. "I am glad that I came," he says. "The First Amendment has given me all the opportunities that I couldn't have in Mexico." Chef Michael Solomonov shares recipes from his new cookbook is 'Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking.'
OTM digs into the Supreme Court, an institution as secretive as it is powerful -- and how we understand it through the media. Plus: how regular people become poster children for thorny legal issues, potential press influence on the court, and cameras in the courtroom: now set to music.
Discuss on Twitter: #OTMSCOTUS
10/10/2015 at 12:00 AM
Adam Resnick joins for a podcast about writing for Letterman, nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the importance of family when it comes to mental illness. Jeff Abraham also talks with Adam about Promescent, and his experiences in school.
To help us celebrate this milestone anniversary, we invited those listeners to tell us about programs that inspired them to make major life changes, altered their world-views or simply piqued their intellectual curiosity.
10/09/2015 at 11:30 PM
From disrupting Walter Cronkite’s broadcast of the CBS Evening News program in 1973, to advocating for and establishing housing for low-income Philadelphia LGBT seniors, Mark Segal has dedicated his life to improving the quality of life of the LGBT community.
10/09/2015 at 11:15 PM
Today, we bring you a special “top secret” edition of Radio Times in Review. We’ll hear about Eisenhower’s handling of the Cold War and nuclear threats from the Soviet Union, and much more.
This week there's no lack of variety as CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner looks at Hyena Road, a military drama from Paul Gross and Pan, a new spin on Neverland and the legend of Peter Pan.
It's an all-NEW Snap..."The Proxy." What if you could be you without all of the responsibility, the guilt, and the self-loathing? Too good to be true? ...Maybe not.
Glynn must settle a mock lawsuit with his partner to pass his class. His tactics are ruthless.Producer: Mark Ristich
When Mark Hogancamp woke up in the hospital he had no idea who he was or where he was. He was beat up so badly that he couldn’t walk, talk or speak. When his therapies are cut off by Medicaid, Mark has to make his own tr...
10/09/2015 at 10:45 PM
A new study shows two-thirds of Chinese men start smoking before they're twenty. We talk about perceptions of smoking in different parts of the world.
After a number high-profile stories of abuse, what is it like to be a domestic worker in Saudi Arabia?
We hear voices from Tunisia after mediators in their transition to democracy won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Picture: A Chinese man smokes
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How the Bakken oil fields inspired Hollywood; monetizing emotions; and Chattanooga, Tennessee, stands by VW.
Stories from this broadcast: Health Care Coordinators Work To Keep Patients Out Of The Hospital; Sanders Speaks Up For Guns, Trump Gets Hispanic Support; New York Prison Inmates Trounce Harvard Debate Team; Electricity Treatment Offers Hope To Brain Cancer Patients
10/09/2015 at 10:15 PM
Stories from this broadcast: Obama Heads To Oregon, But Won't Be Receiving A Warm Welcome; Tom Delay Says Paul Ryan Would 'Make A Good Speaker' But Might Not Have The Votes; Lessons From Speaker Henry Clay, 'The Great Compromiser'; A Closer Look At Rupert Murdoch's 'Real Black President' Tweet; What Chinese Scientist's Nobel Win Says About Science In China; At Texas Homecomings, Everything's Coming Up Mums; Zombie Apocalypses Are A Hit Among Young TV Viewers
Today we bring you the story behind this year's Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet. We also hear about a photographer's effort to document the things that ended up in the trash at an immigrant processing facility in Arizona. Plus, a VW dealer in Colorado weighs in on the company's recent woes.