Open Source with Christopher Lydon

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An American conversation with global attitude - on the arts, humanities, and global affairs, hosted by Christopher Lydon.

An American conversation with global attitude - on the arts, humanities, and global affairs, hosted by Christopher Lydon

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254 Pieces

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A conversation with Greg Grandin, Valeria Luiselli, and John Lanchester.

Bought by KICI and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A conversation about AI and moral complexity with Sally Haslanger, Susan Silbey, and Yarden Katz.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KICI, KALW, WXAV 88.3FM, KMXT and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation with John Kaag and Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen on Nietzsche, philosophy, and life.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, WMUU-LP, KALW, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with George Church and Antonio Regalado about gene editing and the future of biotech.

Bought by KWIT, KICI, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KMXT and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation about the movies with A. S. Hamrah, Beth Gilligan, Katherine Irving.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KICI, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Looking back at Shostakovich's life and music under Stalin

Bought by WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, KALW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation on the crisis in Venezuela with Alejandro Velasco, Jeff Sachs, Greg Grandin, and Leo Blanco.

Bought by KWIT, KMXT, WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation about Astra Taylor’s new documentary What Is Democracy? with Astra Taylor, David Runciman, and Kali Akuno.

Bought by KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, KICI and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Shoshana Zuboff, author of "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism"

Bought by KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, KICI and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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David Graeber's Guide to Meaningless Work

Bought by WLPR, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation about the “Green New Deal” with Bill McKibben, Naomi Oreskes, and Daniel Schrag.

Bought by KWMR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Stephen Walt and Fintan O’Toole on the state of the world at the beginning of 2019.

Bought by KWMR, KWIT, KICI, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A Tribute to 5,000 Hours of Radio Magic

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, WCAI / WNAN, KWIT, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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A Tribute to Leonard Bernstein

Bought by KICI, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP, KALW, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation about Brexit, yellow vests, and the state of the European Union with Arthur Goldhammer, Vanessa Bee, Julian Bourg, and Alan Rusbridger.

Bought by KWIT, KICI, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation about social media, technology, and society with Fred Turner, Moira Weigel, and Ben Tarnoff

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WLPR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The CRISPR Conundrum

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The Story of Astral Weeks

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:07
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation with Frederick Wiseman on his new film, Monrovia, Indiana, and a lifetime of observing.

Bought by KWMR, KSFR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WLPR and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A conversation with David Bromwich, Jill Lepore, David Bosworth, Briahna Gray, and Mark Blyth.

Bought by KSFR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, KICI, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7