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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249 Pieces

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Capital is a giant, data-packed tome on income inequality covering three hundred years of history by the French economist Thomas Piketty. Is there ...

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
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Schools are almost out; will they still be there in September?

  • Added: May 10, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
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Show biz is center stage next in our higher ed series: Two venerable private art schools in Boston’s Back Bay — Emerson College and the Berklee Col...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
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We’re somewhere between the legend and the facts of the U.S. economy. The legend, still in our heads, is it’s a rough-and-tumble democracy and a c...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Noir heroes tend not to be gangsters of Whitey Bulger’s grandeur; not tough cops either: they’re punched-out boxers and junkies, little perps, pris...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 1
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A new rite of passage is taking hold among ambitious young doctors entering modern practice in a new century. It can take a year or two after medic...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 1
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With Iraq and Afghanistan bleeding in our rear-view mirror, is there a case still to be made for American intervention with anything more than word...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Stokely Carmichael was a down-home organizer and radical off-beat visionary of racial equality in America 50 years ago, a quicksilver activist, the...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Are we getting over 9.11? What is it doing to our character, our culture, our Constitution? We’ve been through the flags-everywhere stage, the fore...

Bought by WLRN and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 2