Thursday, March 27, 2008

Assorted Podcasts

HBO History Makers Series with Lawrence H. Summers

Australia's new baby boom

Most of us are familiar with the Greek myth of Narcissus; a young man who saw himself as more beautiful and superior than those around him. Not only does his love of himself keep him from falling in love with anybody else, but in the end, he falls in love with his own reflection in a pool of water and dies.

Can Democracy Afford to Neglect the Poor?
Alejandro Toledo, Ph.D., is the former president of Peru (2001-06) and the founder and current president of the Global Center for Development and Democracy which focuses on the interrelationship between poverty and inequality and the future of democracy. He is a Payne Distinguished Visiting Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and a Distinguished Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, both at Stanford.

Bhagwati Says Democrats Need to Change Trade Policy

Cannadine, Author, Examines Legacy of Andrew Mellon

David Nasaw Says Andrew Carnegie Had `Eternal Optimism'

Deutsche Bank's Sieminski Doubts Oil Will Fall Below $90

Here Comes Everybody: the power of organising without organisations

Clay Shirky

Second Bounce of the Ball: Turning Risk into Opportunity

Speaking of Race: John Edgar Wideman’s Fanon

Islam in Saudi Arabia's Politics

Ethan Zuckerman & Solana Larsen

India: The Emerging Giant

Beauty and the Beast - Numbers and Public Policy
Michael Blastland, a writer and broadcaster and the originator of the More or Less programme on BBC Radio 4, and Andrew Dilnot, principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford, and former director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Five Years, 4000 Dead Troops, but $3 Trillion?, featuring Christopher A. Preble

Sunshine Week and Government Data
, featuring Jerry Brito

Organ Sales in Iran, featuring Benjamin Hippen

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