Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/01/2012

Today’s featured guest is Bernard Chazelle, professor of computer science at Princeton University, where he has been on the faculty since 1986. He has held research and faculty positions at Carnegie-Mellon University, Brown University, Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Normale Superieure, and the University of Paris. He is the author of the book "The Discrepancy Method." He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the European Academy of Sciences, and the World Innovation Foundation. we will be discussing the current state of the political ideological landscape in the USA, in the context of the upcoming election. We will challenge you, gentle listeners to consider just what differences are out there separating progressives from conservatives. http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~chazelle/

AND ... we are hoping for a call-in from the General Strike in Manhattan, “A Day Without the 1%” An OWS “Direct Action” - that near the top of the hour.

For music today … Los Angeles rock supergroup Audioslave.