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Peter Coyote's Path From Street Theater To the Big Screen to Zen

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Peter Coyote began his work in street theater and political organizing in San Francisco, acted in over 140 films and won an Emmy for narrating the documentary “Pacific Century.”
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Guest Picks: Peter Coyote

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The activist/actor discussed the experiences and mentors that informed his career and Zen practice. He also told us he's a fan of country music, welding, and his 1952 Dodge Power Wagon!
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Elizabeth Alexander on the Universal Trauma of Love and Loss

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Poet and Pulitzer Prize finalist Elizabeth Alexander discusses the sudden death of her husband, and the existential crossroads that followed, in her memoir.
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Recipe: Elizabeth Alexander's Spicy Red Lentil and Tomato Curry

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A recipe from Elizabeth Alexander's memoir The Light of the World
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Recipe: Elizabeth Alexander's Shrimp Barka

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A recipe from Elizabeth Alexander's memoir The Light of the World 
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A Series of Murders Unsolved, Until a Computer Accident Led to an Arrest

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Lonnie Franklin was arrested as a suspect in the "Grim Sleeper" murders due to an accidental computer match. The killings took place in South Central Los Angeles from 1985 to 2007.
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"Wolf Hall" Adapted for the Stage

Thursday, April 23, 2015

We talk to the actors in the stage adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize winning novel, Wolf Hall, based on the deceit, betrayal, and intrigue of the court of Henry VIII. 
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A Splash in the Superfund, a Dip For Earth Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Christopher Swain joins us to discuss his Earth Day swim in the Gowanus Canal, and what it is like to do the breast stroke in a Superfund site. 
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Love, Loss, and Betrayal

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The cast of "Wolf Hall" on Broadway. Peter Coyote on the mentors who shaped him. Elizabeth Alexander on the sudden death of her husband. The "Grim Sleeper" case. Swimming in the Gowanus.
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The Economic Policies Driving Inequality

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says misguided priorities are leaving many Americans further and further behind.
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Tribute: Bernard Stollman

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

In the early 1960s, Bernard Stollman started the iconoclastic music label ESP-Disk. 
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Happy Earth Day, We're All Doomed!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Here's a (totally incomplete) roundup of what's happening to our planet:
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Cambodia's Forgotten Era of Rock and Roll

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

40 years ago the Khmer Rouge eliminated Cambodian rock and roll. Clubs were closed, record collections were destroyed, and star musicians were targeted and killed.
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Raising the Dead in Ibsen’s “Ghosts”

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Actress Lesley Manville talks about her role in Ibsen’s “Ghosts,” which centers on a woman who has lived in suspended animation after the death of her husband. 
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How the War on Drugs Criminalizes Entire Neighborhoods

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Alice Goffman spent six years living in a neighborhood in Philadelphia marked by the pervasive police state from The War on Drugs, revealing its pernicious effects.
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Nearly Lost and Forgotten: Ibsen's "Ghosts" and Cambodian Rock and Roll

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Joseph Stiglitz on America’s growing inequality problem. Lesley Manville's role in Ibsen’s “Ghosts." Cambodia’s lost age of rock and roll. The effect of the War on Drugs.
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As Latin America's Wealth Grows, What Will Happen to the Impoverished?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

New discoveries of oil and mineral deposits in Latin America have led to an increasingly sharp rate of growth, but social strife threatens to undermine the region.
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Living Single: The History, and Future, of the Unmarried Woman

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick writes about the 100 million American women, herself included, who remain unmarried. 
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Lessons on Economics and Inequality from Peru's Former President; Armenia's Secret Assassins

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Economic growth and political unrest in Latin America. The overlooked rise of the unmarried woman. Nick Kroll and Rose Byrne's new film. Avenging the Armenian genocide.
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After the Armenian Genocide, a Group of Survivors Transform into Assassins

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In 1921, a small group of survivors of the Armenian Genocide formed one of the most effective assassination squads in history, tracking down and assassinating former Turkish leaders.
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