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Everything Is Broken playlist for 12/01/2009

OUR FEATURED INTERVIEW will be with Dave Scarzella, Quad Director at Kelly Quad here on the campus of Stony Brook University. He has worked at Stony Brook University for twelve years for the Division of Campus Residences. http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/res/

In his role as Quad Director, David is a senior staff member of both Residential Programs and the College of Human Development.

We will enjoy the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/24/2009

FEATURED INTERVIEW: Pat Coy, co-author of "Contesting Patriotism: Culture, Power, and Strategy in the Peace Movement". This sociological look at our efforts from 1990 (Gulf War I) to present is an excellent analysis of our shifting strategies and the pushback from what the authors call the "power holders". Coy is Director, Center for Applied Conflict, Kent State University - The Center was established in 1971 as a "living memorial" and as KSU's first institutional response to the shootings on May 4, 1970, when Ohio National Guardsmen killed four and injured nine Kent State University students during a student protest against the US war in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

More information on the book and the center at http://www1.kent.edu/cacm/

Note: Hofstra Univ. sociologist Gregory Maney is another of the co-authors.

We will feature singer-songwriter David Rovics. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_rovics

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/17/2009

OUR FEATURED INTERVIEW: Mary Ellen Balchunis, political science faculty at LaSalle University in Philly. She is a Fulbright Scholar, having taught Mass Media and Politics in Sweden. She served as an assistant to the Mayor of Philadelphia. Mary Ellen is also active in the Deleware County Democratic Party http://www.delcodems.com/

We will feature the solo music of Mark Knopfler http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_knopfler

Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/10/2009

We will feature the organizaton Food Not Bombs. http://www.lifnb.com/
Jon Stepanian and Vincent Cocca will detail the history, goals and activities of Food Not Bombs. This international effort consists of grassroots activism that provides groceries, fresh food and warm meals to low income communities. All the food is completely vegetarian and mostly organic. They also collect clothing, books, toiletries and toys for redistribution. Be sure to also check out: http://www.foodnotbombs.net/

We will feature the music of The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band.


Everything Is Broken playlist for 11/03/2009

OUR FEATURED GUEST will be: Michael Allen, a historian of US political culture with focus on the ways in which war and memories of war reconfigured U.S. politics in the late twentieth-century. His book Until the Last Man Comes Home: POWs, MIAs, and the Unending Vietnam War (University of North Carolina Press, 2009) examines the unprecedented level of concern regarding captive and missing Americans during and after Vietnam.

We will feature the music of Taj Mahal.


Everything Is Broken playlist for 10/27/2009

OUR FEATURED INTERVIEW is with: Angela Ledford, associate professor of political science at The College of St. Rose in Albany. Dr. Ledford focuses on democratic theory, electoral politics and political representation, particularly as it relates to race, class and gender in the U.S. Her current research focuses on immigration, nationalism and citizenship. She holds a doctorate in political science from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in political science from Texas Tech University. http://tinyurl.com/ygag69u

J. David Gray will rejoin us with an essay for our SYNERGY project. the image this week will be "daily grind". you can find the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr within the "new images" gallery. David's other writings can be found at: http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

Musically, we will feature standards from Willie Nelson.

Everything is Broken playlist for 10/20/2009

OUR FEATURED GUEST TODAY: Robert Thacker,Professor of Canadian Studies and English Literature at St. Lawrence University, Canton,NY.

OUR RESIDENT STORY TELLER, Margaret Meyers, will tell a fine story today. Her website is http://storyteller.net/tellers/mmeyers.

WE ARE FEATURING Long Island's own Jane Monheit,singing standards.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 10/13/2009

OUR FEATURED INTERVIEW is with Ritu Sharma, a leading voice on international women’s issues and U.S. foreign policy. Due in large part to Ritu and Women Thrive Worldwide, the interests of women living in poverty worldwide are now being incorporated into U.S. economic assistance and trade policies and, in some cases, into U.S. law itself. http://www.womenthrive.org/

ALSO ... our scribe, J. David Gray will have an essay for our SYNERGY project. this week's featured image title is: "mute" - it can be found at http://www.jimlynchphotography.com OR http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr pull down the NEW IMAGES gallery. david's other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith


Everything Is Broken playlist for 10/06/2009

OUR FEATURED INTERVIEW GUEST is Ivan Kenneally, assistant professor of political science at Rochester Institute of Technology with a research focus on American politics and political philosophy. He has published in Perspectives on Political Science, The Political Science Reviewer, Policy Review, Society and The New Atlantis. Kenneally teaches American Politics, American Foreign Policy, War and the State, Judicial Process, and International Politics at RIT.

“THE PAUSE” is our image for J. David Gray and our SYNERGY project. Pull up the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://JimLynchPhotography.com - in the “new images” gallery. david's other writing can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith/

This show features the music of Emmy Lou Harris.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/29/2009

FEATURED GUEST: David Calleo, Professor and Director of the European Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University. His latest book, on Cambridge University Press is “Follies of Power: America's Unipolar Fantasy”. He has written numerous other books, including “Rethinking Europe's Future”, “The Bankrupting of America: How the Federal Deficit Is Impoverishing the Nation” and “Beyond American Hegemony: The Future of the Western Alliance”.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/22/2009

WUSB's very own Dr. Wilbur Larch will attempt to phone us from China.

Our Featured Guest is Rajan Menon, Professor of International Relations at Lehigh University. Menon serves as a consultant to several US government agencies involving such issues as the link between demography and grand strategy, East Asian security, alternative futures for China, Indian national security policy, terrorism, ethnic conflict, and energy and security.

Our resident scribe, J. David Gray will join us for our project "Synergy" and we will listen to Part IV of "Rethinking Afghanistan".

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/15/2009

TODAY OUR FEATURED GUEST IS IVAN ELAND, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Peace & Liberty at The Independent Institute; 15 years working for Congress on national security issues; author of Partitioning for Peace: An Exit Strategy for Iraq, Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty, The Empire Has No Clothes: U.S. Foreign Policy Exposed and Putting “Defense” Back into U.S. Defense Policy. author of 45 in-depth studies on national security issues.

... and the music of Golden Smog

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/08/2009

TODAY OUR FEATURED GUEST IS SAMUEL L. STANLEY, Jr. MD, President, Stony Brook University. Dr. Stanley received his B.A. in 1976 from the University of Chicago, his M.D. in 1980 from Harvard Medical School. After his internship at Mass General Hospital, he was named a Fellow in Infectious Diseases at Washington Univ. School of Medicine; served as Vice Chancellor for Research and professor at Washington U.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 09/01/2009

TODAY OUR FEATURED GUEST IS SAM BURRETT, a media strategist at ThinkInk – a Miami based communications company. He and I will continue the discussion of media bias, our subtext lately against the backdrop of the occupations and the healthcare legislative process.

Today’s image is “two lines, no shoving” which can be found at JimLynchPhotography.com OR http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr – pull down the NEW IMAGES gallery – it is the first image. Our resident writer, J. David Gray will use this for his essay inspiration.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/25/2009

FEATURED GUEST: Jeff Cohen, media critic and lecturer. Jeff is the founding director of the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College. His latest book is Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media. Jeff was senior producer of MSNBC’s Phil Donahue primetime show until it was terminated three weeks before the Iraq invasion. Cohen founded the media watch group FAIR in 1986.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/18/2009

Featured guest: Mark Frohardt - Mark's 20-year career in humanitarian relief has led him to coordinate health services for refugees on the Thai-Cambodian border; work for Doctors Without Borders in Chad and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Sudan and Somalia; assist with the repatriation of Kurds into northern Iraq; consult in Sarajevo during the Bosnian war; and manage UN human rights field operations in Rwanda following the genocide. Frohardt joined Internews in 1999 and serves as Vice-President for Africa, Health, and Humanitarian Media.

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/11/2009

Featured interview: Rodger Roeser, President/CEO Eisen Marketing Group, Cincinnati. we will debate media bias - he will assert that the media is liberal; I will respectfully disagree. should be fun.

ALSO ... our short story writer J. David Gray will read an essay from our project combining photographic images and his fiction. the image can be found using this link: http://www.jimlynchphotography.com/#/gallery/new-images/ OR http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr
DAVID'S WEBSITE: http://tinyurl.com/lttuo8

Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/04/2009

Featured interview is with LOUISE UWACU. Louise is a Canadian, born in Rwanda. After becoming a refugee, she landed in Montreal in 1998. She lived there for 10 years and now resides in Vancouver. She hosts her own talk shows and writes for her own site. She has produced and hosted a documentary titled "Positivision in Mali." http://www.onepositivision.com/

Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/28/2009

Featured interview: Ron Sider, author of "The Scandal of Evangelical Politics" - Sider's Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Sider

also, our short story writer J. David Gray will read an essay from our project combining photographic images and his fiction. the image can be found using this link:
http://www.jimlynchphotography.com/#/gallery/new-images/ OR http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr

Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/07/2009

Featured Interview: Brooks Jackson - Director, Annenberg Political Fact Check http://www.factcheck.org

Regular Guest: J. David Gray - writer, Sonoma, CA. - go to http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr for TODAY's IMAGE