Mapping a Way

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Today's show is a rebroadcast of some favorite recent interviews.

Journalist and activist Naomi Klein, discusses the ten year anniversary of No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies. Novelist Jonathan Safran Foer explains why he's not eating meat. Then, Cornel West on life, learning, and music. Plus, the map as art.


Naomi Klein, Jonathan Safran Foer and Dr. Cornel West

No Logo: One Decade Later

Journalist and activist Naomi Klein discusses the ten-year anniversary of the release of her landmark book NO LOGO: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies.

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Where's the Beef?

Author of the bestselling novels Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer, discusses his new work of non-fiction, Eating Animals, and his attempt to resolve the issue of meat-eating versus vegetarianism.

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Maps Outside the Boundaries

Red states, blue states, made up states. Katharine Harmon, editor of The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography talks about her new book, which highlights maps as outfits, political statements and art.


Brother West

Cornel West, Class of 1943 University Professor in the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University, talks about his life and his new memoir Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud (Smiley Books, 2009).

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Reading Ahead

Chief national correspondent for CBS News and contributing correspondent for 60 Minutes Byron Pitts talks about how he went from functional illiteracy at age 12 to becoming an Emmy award-winning news reporter in his new book, Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family Helped Me Conquer Life's Challenges(St. ...


Movement in Brooklyn

In the aftermath of the mass political engagement of youth in America during President Obama's campaign, Kevin Powell, Brooklyn-based community activist has written a new book, Open Letters to America: Essays by Kevin Powell, on his thoughts about the movement going forward.


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