Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Interview with Middle East Historian James Gelvin

In this interview with Professor Gelvin we explore his book The Modern Middle East and his thesis that the different movements in the Middle East and around the world are modern movements in the sense that they are dependent on and responses to recent events in the region and around the world.  

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Lessig, Hartnett & Cuno Interviews

This show is comprised of clips from 3 different interviews conducted in 2008. With Lawrence Lessig (Law Professor/Activist) talking about his plans to reform congress with the Change Congress movement; Prof. Lessig changed the way we think about copyrights when he helped found the Creative Commons. We also speak with Prof. Stephen Hartnett about the nation's prison systems and we finish with Kenneth Cuno (Professor/Historian) talking about some aspects of US involvement in the Middle East that aren't talked about everyday.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Interview with Peruvian Economist Hernando de Soto

In an interview with Hernando de Soto, we talk about his book, The Mystery of Capital (2000), we also talk about political labels in the United States, how alienation leads to extremism and potential common ground between Adam Smith and Karl Marx.