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  • emInsaneem
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    Journalist Alisa Roth reported that nearly half the people in U.S. jails and prisons have a psychiatric disorder.

  • University Presses
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    University Presses

    Representatives of Columbia University Press talked about the value of university presses and how to publish with them.

  • emBunny Mellonem
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    Bunny Mellon

    Meryl Gordon talked about her book Bunny Mellon, in which she recalls the life of the designer of the White House rose garden. In her book, the author reports that the socialite, a close…

  • emThe Climate Swerveem
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    The Climate Swerve

    National Book Award-winning author and psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton argued that people have become numb to the reality of climate change.

  • emThe Destruction of Hillary Clintonem
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    The Destruction of Hillary Clinton

    Susan Bordo talked about her book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, in which she examines Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and why she lost the election. She spoke with Katha…

  • emThe CEO Pay Machineem
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    The CEO Pay Machine

    Steven Clifford talked about his book The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it, in which he explains how CEO pay has escalated. In his book, Mr. Clifford examines the…

  • Peter Moskowitz Discusses emHow to Kill a Cityem
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    How to Kill a City

    Peter Moskowitz talked about his book How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood, in which he discusses the future of American cities. In his book,…

  • Phoebe Bovy Discusses emThe Perils of Privilegeem
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    The Perils of "Privilege"

    Phoebe Bovy talked about her book The Perils of “Privilege": Why Injustice Can’t Be Solved by Accusing Others of Advantage, in which hse examines what it means to be "privileged” and how the word…

  • Jules Farber Discusses James Baldwins Life and Career
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    James Baldwin

    Jules Farber talked about his book, James Baldwin: Escape from America, Exile in Provence, on James Baldwin’s life and writing career as an expat in France from 1970 until his death in 1987. He…

  • emAge of Follyem
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    Age of Folly

    Lewis Lapham talked about Age of Folly: America Abandons Its Democracy, his book of essays on America’s democracy and where it is headed. He spoke with Terry McDonell.

  • emBorn on Third Baseem
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    Born on Third Base

    Chuck Collins talked about his book, Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good, about inequality in…

  • emThe Battle for Room 314em
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    The Battle for Room 314

    Ed Boland talked about his book, The Battle for Room 314: My Year of Hope and Despair in a New York City High School, about the lessons he learned while teaching for one year in a New York…

  • emListen Liberalem
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    Listen Liberal

    Thomas Frank talked about his book Listen Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People, in which he looks at the impact of liberalism on America and examines its policies. In…

  • emHousehold Workers Uniteem
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    Household Workers Unite

    Premilla Nadasen talked about her book, Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement, about how African-American domestic workers sought to form…

  • Lewis Gordon on emWhat Fanon Saidem
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    What Fanon Said

    Lewis Gordon, co-author of What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction to His Life and Thought, talked about the life and philosophy of Frantz Fanon, author of The Wretched of the Earth…

  • Andrew Cockburn on emKill Chainem
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    Kill Chain

    Andrew Cockburn talked about his book, Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins, about the rise of drones and the evolution of their use by the military. He also discussed what…

  • Discussion on emThe Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Tortureem
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    Discussion on The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture

    Mark Krotov talked about the contents of The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture: Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program and the…

  • emHunting Seasonem
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    Hunting Season

    Mirta Ojito talked about her book, Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town, in which she looks at hate crimes against Latinos in the U.S., which she argues have been…

  • emTippecanoe and Tyler Tooem
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    Tippecanoe and Tyler Too

    Jan Van Meter talked about the historical context of several catchphrases and slogans that have been used throughout American history. From the 1775 proclamation during the American Revolution to “don’t fire until you see the…

  • emThe World According to TomDispatchem
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    The World According to TomDispatch

    Tom Engelhardt, editor of The World According to TomDispatch (Verso Books), and Michael Schwartz, a contributor to the book, recounted stories from their book, which is about America’s war on terror…

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