Testing the Boundaries

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Wednesday, March 22, 2006

On today’s show, internet strategist Jerome Armstrong and Markos Moulitsa--one of the country's most popular bloggers--looks at the future of political activism in America. Then, a conversation with pop culture commentator Touré. And we’ll hear about “Mardi Gras: Made in China,” a new documentary about globalization. Plus, new research on the birth of the Israeli settlement movement following the end of the Six-Day War.

Netroots and Grassroots

With over 1 million readers a day, Markos Moulitsas of is one of the most popular bloggers in the country. Jerome Armstrong founded one of the first political blogs, In Crashing the Gate, they argue that if the Democratic Party wants to regain power, ...


Pop Culture Profiles

Journalist Touré has profiled Prince, Eminem, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and Condoleezza Rice, to name a few. In Never Drank the Kool-Aid, he tells us what makes some of the most important personalities of our time tick.

Events:Touré will be discussing Hip-Hop with author Jeff Chang
Wednesday, March 22 at 6 ...


Mardi Gras: Made in China

David Redmon tells us about “Mardi Gras: Made in China,” a new documentary on globalization that follows Mardi Gras beads from factories in China to revelers in New Orleans.


A New Look at the Israeli Settlements

In The Accidental Empire, Gershom Gorenberg examines the history of the creation of Israeli settlements in the territories conquered during the Six-Day War of 1967.


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