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Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/21/2010

Our featured guest is Norm Prusslin, Director, Media Arts and Interdisciplinary Arts Minors/Living Learning Centers
Faculty Sponsor (Department of Theatre Arts), Student Media; General Manager, Emeritus WUSB-FM 1977-2006
Stony Brook University. We will discuss old and new media, old and new radio. http://www.stonybrook.edu/theatrearts/faculty/full_time/prusslin.html

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "after midnight" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com for David's other writings go to http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Music today will feature the UK band THE ENEMY http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Enemy_(UK_band)

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/07/2010

TODAY we will try to understand more where the conservatives are coming from; this time from the point of view of the young turks. A recent college grad, activist and community organizer STEPHEN LYON will join us. Steve graduated recently from Eastern Connecticut State University and organized student conservative groups there and in Buffalo.

OUR RESIDENT STORYTELLER, Margaret Meyers will join us after her long sabbatical from Everything is Broken – she has been busy with her move from Kansas to the Twin Cities area. Margaret’s website is at http://www.storyteller.net/tellers/mmeyers

FOR MUSIC, jazz from the BILL CHARLAP TRIO - interpretations of the songs of Leonard Bernstein. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Charlap

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/31/2010

OUR FEATURED GUEST TODAY is SVEN STEINMO, author of “The Evolution of Modern States: Sweden, Japan, and the United States (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics)”. http://tinyurl.com/2fotoh7 He is on leave from the University of Colorado, Boulder, working in Italy at the EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE, as Chair, Politial Economy and Public Policy.

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "grand light show" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com for David's other writings go to http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

TODAY WE ARE FEATURING music from singer/songwriter Greg Brown. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Brown_(folk_musician)

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/10/2010

TODAY we will follow up our last program and again be discussing NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS…

FOR THAT … our featured guest will be ANDREA HICKERSON, assistant professor of communication at Rochester Institute of Technology, their resident expert in the use of new media in electoral politics. http://www.rit.edu

Our resident scribe, J. David Gray will be joining us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "long commute" - you can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com here is a link to David's other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Musically we will feature Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Guy

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/03/2010

We will be discussing NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS. for that … OUR FEATURED GUEST is BRETT O’DONNELL, vice president/general manager of Steinreich Communications, Washington DC. Brett was the Director of Messaging for the McCain Presidential Campaign from January of 2007-November of 2008; during the 2008 presidential campaign O’Donnell was twice named to Time Magazine’s “Five Most Important People Not Running for President” list. In 2004 O’Donnell was retained by the Bush-Cheney campaign to assist in debate preparation for the 2004 presidential debates. http://www.scompr.com

Our resident scribe, J. David Gray will be joining us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "great view" - you can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com here is a link to David's other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

music from the high-energy US indie rock group GOSSIP, from their album “Music for Men” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gossip_(band)

Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/13/2010

TODAY we will tackle the tough issues of genocide and war crimes in Africa, specifically in Sudan and DRCongo. for that … OUR FEATURED GUEST is John Bagwell. John is the Field Manager for the Enough Project at the Center for American Progress in Washington. He previously worked as the National Student Coordinator for the Genocide Intervention Network managing the student division, STAND. He has also worked for the South Carolina Democratic Party, Wal-Mart Watch, and several other political and issue-based grassroots campaigns. http://www.enoughproject.org/

Our resident scribe, J. David Gray will be joining us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "slices of life" - you can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com here is a link to David's other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Today we will enjoy the texas blues rockers The Fabulous Thunderbirds.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/06/2010

TODAY WE WILL TRY TO REVISIT ECON 101. Lets see if we can get some degree of knowledge and understanding of the interconnectedness of the world economic markets and trade. e.g. how an economic event can impact half a world away. For that … OUR FEATURED GUEST is Greg Rehmke, who has directed economic education programs for 25 years. He is a regular speaker on immigration, globalization, and economic development. He is currently the program director at Economic Thinking, a nonprofit of organization in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Rehmke is co-author of the Complete Idiot's Guide to Global Economics. http://www.EconomicThinking.org/

Our resident scribe J. David Gray is back with us for a segment of "Synergy" - his essay inspired by the image "serenity" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

We are featuring texas rocker Alejandro Escovedo. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alejandro_Escovedo

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/29/2010

WELL, AFTER 4 EPISODES OF THE GUSHER IN THE GULF, we need a break from that nightmare. TODAY we will shift to the perceptions of the USA from various international perspectives. OUR GUEST is Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah. Alma is adjunct faculty and board member of George Mason University's Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. http://icar.gmu.edu/

Alma has a most interesting background – born in Saudi Arabia, grew up in Cairo; lived in Kuwait, Jordan, Europe and now the USA. She seems more than qualified to give us some feedback on how USA foreign policy, empire and economic hegemony is playing out overseas.

We will enjoy music from the canadian group Stars. http://www.youarestars.com

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/22/2010

Today is part 4 of the Gusher in the Gulf. Our featured interview is with Jim Knapp, professor
, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the
University of South Carolina. Jim specializes in the areas of structural geology, tectonics, geo-physics and petroleum geology. He was employed as a research geologist and exploration geologist with Shell Oil Co. Dr. Knapp was one of a team of three at Shell in 1989 who conducted a gulf-wide survey of natural oil seepage. http://www.geol.sc.edu/knapp/

We will feature the music of the Zac Brown Band. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zac_Brown_Band

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/15/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up –PART 3 of our GUSHER IN THE GULF series. Our focus will be on THE POLITICS OF DISASTERS here on Day 57 of a preventable catastrophe rooted in the greed and cynicism of unfettered “free markets.” The dream of conservatives, turned nightmare for the nation; the end game of unregulated plunder of our resources and our environment.

Our featured guest is Vince Gawronski, Associate Professor of Political Science at Birmingham Southern College. Vince has worked as a consultant for the U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance evaluating training programs for Latin American civil defense personnel and the assessment of post-impact disaster response and nongovernmental organization capabilities.
http://www.bsc.edu/academics/faculty/gawronski-vincent.cfm

Our featured recording artists are Vampire Weekend. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vampire_Weekend

Everything Is Broken playlist for 06/07/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up –PART 2 of our GUSHER IN THE GULF crash course on marine currents, ecology and engineering, featuring an interview with David Conover, outgoing Dean of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences here at Stony Brook University. He has recently accepted a position as the Director of the Division of Ocean Sciences with the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Conover has been on our faculty since 1981 and will remain a faculty member here during his service to the NSF. for more on David Conover's work here at SBU, please go to http://tinyurl.com/276c69q

AND … A VERY SPECIAL IN-STUDIO GUEST who will serve as the show’s music director … serving up an eclectic mix of music and conversation.

Everything is Broken playlist for 05/31/2010

TODAY WE HAVE A GREAT SHOW LINED UP WITH THE GUSHER IN THE GULF AS OUR MAIN THEME. The featured interview is with GEORGE MAUL, Professor, and Head of the Department of Marine and Environmental Systems, in the College of Engineering at Florida Tech. He has merchant marine service and NOAA tenure. Dr. Maul's current research interests include quantifying the impact of climate and global change on society, establishing operational forecasts of coastal ocean circulation, particularly in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. WE WILL DISCUSS the Gulf Loop Current and its relationship to the Gulf Stream. For a detailed presentation on this topic by Dr. Maul, download it at http://tinyurl.com/2fhuk22

Our resident scribe, J. David Gray will join us with another segment of our SYNERGY project. david's essay is inspired by the image "secured" - you can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com under "new images"

Today we feature the music of Tim O'Brien.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/24/2010

We have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with Chad Lassiter, nationally recognized in the fields of American race relations and violence prevention among African American males. He has worked with resilient and vulnerable families, youth, and communities as they experience normal developmental transitions in challenging environments. Mr. Lassiter is one of the co-founders and current president of the Black Men at Penn School of Social Work, Inc. at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. http://www.blackmenatpenn.org

j. david gray, our resident scribe, will join us with another segment of SYNERGY. david's essay was inspired by the image "thar she blows" - go to http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or to http://www.jimlynchphotography.com (in new images gallery).

We will also have a brief chat with Kate Valerio on the subject of faith-based drug rehab.

We will enjoy the music of Joan Armatrading. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Armatrading

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/17/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with Marlen Bodden. She has more than 20 years on the front lines representing disadvantaged and immigrant workers in New York. She tapped into this experience and knowledge of human trafficking, human rights abuses, and modern day slavery to write her first novel, The Wedding Gift, set in pre-Civil War times and based on an actual Alabama court case. Bodden is a graduate of Tufts University and earned her law degree from New York University School of Law. http://www.marlenbodden.com/

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "Crash Pad" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com here is also a link to David's other writings: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

We are featuring the swamp blues of Tab Benoit. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tab_Benoit

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/10/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with MELISSA DECKMAN, Assoc. Professor of Political Science at Washington College, Chestertown, MD. One of her publications is "School Board Battles: The Christian Right in Local Politics (Georgetown University Press, 2004). We will be discussing the impact of the Fundamentalist Extremists voter; their impact both locally and nationally.

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "Hungarian Pastry" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com david's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

WE WILL ALSO speak with Rebecca Janes, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She has worked for twelve years at a methadone clinic in New Bedford, and has a private practice in Westport. We will discuss the barriers created by the “FAITH-BASED” organizations to those seeking recovery. http://outskirtspress.com/generationrx

TODAY WE ARE FEATURING the music of INCUBUS.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incubus_(band)

Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/03/2010

We have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with ANNIE LAURIE GAYLOR, co-president of the FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION www.ffrf.org. She is executive editor of Free Thought Today. The paper is published 10 times a year. Her book, "Woe To The Women: The Bible Tells Me So" was first published in 1981 and is now in its 4th printing. In 1988, the Foundation published her book, "Betrayal of Trust: Clergy Abuse of Children", the first book documenting widespread sexual abuse by clergy. Her 1997 book, Women Without Superstition: 'No Gods, No Masters' is the first collection of the writings of historic and contemporary women freethinkers. She founded, edited and published the Feminist Connection, a monthly advocacy newspaper, from 1980-1985. She co-founded FFRF with Anne Gaylor (her mother) as a college student.

OUR RESIDENT STORYTELLER, Margaret Meyers, will join us once again. Margaret’s website can be found at http://www.wusb/broken

We are featuring the fine singing of Lizz Wright. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lizz_Wright

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/26/2010

our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with Martha McCoy, executive director of Everyday Democracy. Everyday Democracy has become respected as a national organization that excels in helping local communities build their own capacity to organize largescale, diverse dialogue for problem solving. http://www.everyday-democracy.org If you were on board last week, you heard a bit about Martha McCoy in our interview with Frances Lappe. Martha's full bio: http://www.everyday-democracy.org/en/Employee.2323.aspx

J. David Gray will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "still cool" - be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com (pull down the "new images" gallery). David's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

We will feature Canadian recording artists, the Cowboy Junkies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cowboy_Junkies

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/19/2010

TODAY we have a great show lined up - our FEATURED INTERVIEW is with Frances Moore Lappé. She is the author of 18 books including the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet. She is the co-founder of three national organizations that explore the roots of hunger, poverty and environmental crises, as well as solutions now emerging worldwide through what she calls Living Democracy. With her daughter Anna Lappé, she co-directs the Small Planet Institute based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. http://www.smallplanet.org We will discuss her most recent book Getting a Grip 2: Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want.

The show will feature recording artist Susan Tedeschi http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Tedeschi

Everything Is Broken playlist for 04/04/2010

To help us launch PART ONE of “The Radical, Rudderless Right” we will speak with SOLON SIMMONS, Professor of Conflict Analysis and Sociology at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. http://icar.gmu.edu/ssimmons.html His blog “Confrontations” can be found at: http://solonsimmons.wordpress.com/

David Gray, our resident scribe, will join us for another segment of our SYNERGY project. he will read his essay inspired by the image "seismic" - so be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com (pull down New Images Gallery). David's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith