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Bob Kustra Interviews Brendan Koerner about his book "The Skies Belong To Us"

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2019
  • Length: 30:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Bob Kustra interviews Bethany McClean about her book "Saudi America"

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:55
  • Purchases: 1
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We Americans revere the creation of wealth. Anand Giridharadas wants us to examine this and how it shapes our life together. This is a challenging ...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Professor Fred Block
Most people believe that capitalist economics are self-regulated. According to UC Davis economic sociologist Fred L. Block, this view is simply an ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: http://jobtalkradio.org, Credit: Job Talk LLC
The circuitous route of an actor. From early training and experience, to the refined differences of acting for stage or screen. It's all about bein...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2018
  • Length: 01:08:26
Caption: Chuck Collins, Credit: Author
President Donald Trump’s tax plan may exacerbate wealth inequity in the US. Chuck Collins, Director of the Program on Inequality at the Institute f...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WRIR


  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Professor Corey Dolgon
American voters have been convinced to vote against their best interests for decades, according to sociology professors Corey Dolgon.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What exactly are “think tanks” supposed to be thinking about? Are some of them part of a campaign to cast doubt on science when it could interfere ...

Bought by KTRL, XRAY.fm, KMUD, KTRL, and WGRN-LP 94.1


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Professor Gordon Lafer
Americans may vote for polar opposite candidates … liberal or conservative. Their vote may express ideological differences. But, on principles and ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Be part of the Emotion Revolutiion
Andrew Faas has a new book and a new alliance. The book is "From Bully to Bull's-Eye: Move Your Organization Out of the Line of Fire" and the allia...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2017
  • Length: 49:16
Caption: Sarah van Gelder
No matter how we voted in this last election, all of us can agree on one thing. Our country, and the world, faces significant problems: Racism to c...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Marc Levinson
The 25-years after World War II were a golden age for much of the world. The end of that era in 1973 brought financial crisis, high unemployment, e...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cedric de Leon
The “right to work.” The phrase sounds fair and equitable. After all, who shouldn’t have a right to work if they wish to? Twenty-six states now hav...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tonight we’re speaking with Philip Mirowski, historian and philosopher of economic thought at the University of Notre Dame, and author of Never Let...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 57:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Angie Coiro with Antonio Garcia Martinez, Credit: Carolee Hazard
Technology veteran and now author, Antonio García Martínez, discusses his new book, Chaos Monkeys. Imagine a chimpanzee rampaging through a datacen...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rana Foroohar
Award winning business journalist Rana Foroohar explores the provocative question that is at the top of mind of today's business leaders: Is Wall S...

Bought by KCBX and KVSC


  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Norman J. Ornstein
Congress is at a standstill. They have been for several years. In 2010 political insiders Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein began searching for the c...

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  • Added: May 11, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Roslyn Fuller
Try to find a true democracy anywhere in the world and you’ll be challenged. What you’ll find instead is a nation ruled by the few, with the majori...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Runaway Inequity , Credit: Labor Institute Press
It’s become a critical fact of life in America: Runaway inequality.

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Ford about his new book, which looks at how new technologies could soon make many jobs obsolete.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:37
Caption: Rise of the Robots jacket cover, Credit: Basic Books Jason Gabbert
We’re on the cusp of another revolution: A technology revolution. This one, however, is vastly different from its predecessor: The industrial revol...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The cost for a college education is escalating. It’s now the biggest single expense for many American families.

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ira Chaliff
When you’re given instructions that you feel are morally wrong, do you speak up? A number of studies over the past 50-years conclude that the major...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Victor Tan Chen
Victor Tan Chen, sociology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has studied the plight of the American worker … from successf...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2