Open Source with Christopher Lydon

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An American conversation with global attitude - on the arts, humanities, and global affairs, hosted by Christopher Lydon.

An American conversation with global attitude - on the arts, humanities, and global affairs, hosted by Christopher Lydon

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325 Pieces

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A conversation with Nicholson Baker about searching for the truth about Cold War bioweapons.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KMXT, KALW, WYAP, and KICI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Conversations about a new era of grassroots activism with Andrea James, Ayana Aubourg, Armani White, Fatema Ahmad, Queen-Cheyenne Wade, and Carl Wi...

Bought by WHCP-LP, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, WMUU-LP, WLPR, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Jul 23, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Conversations about cancel culture with Noam Chomsky, Tressie McMillan Cottom, and David Bromwich.

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, WHCP-LP, KMXT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Conversations about reparations with William Darity, Kirsten Mullen, and Thomas Craemer.

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, WHCP-LP, WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Conversations about James Baldwin with Raoul Peck, Teju Cole, Cornel West, and Ed Pavlic.

Bought by WHCP-LP, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Conversations about policing with Bill Bratton, James Forman Jr., and Donna Murch.

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, WLPR, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, WHCP-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Anne Case and Angus Deaton about decline in life expectancy and economic inequality.

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, KALW and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation with District Attorney Rachael Rollins about reforming the legal system.

Bought by KICI, WHCP-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Conversations with Eric Foner and Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw about a history of oppression and racism from the Civil War to today.

Bought by KTOO, WHCP-LP, WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, WGCU and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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A conversation about economist John Maynard Keynes with Zachary Carter.

Bought by WHCP-LP, KICI, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KMXT and more


  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Yo-Yo Ma about Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suites.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WCAI / WNAN, WHCP-LP, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Conversations with Errol Morris, Anna Merlan, and Jay Rosen about conspiracy theories of the pandemic.

Bought by WHFR, KSFR, WHCP-LP, WMUU-LP, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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A conversation with Jeffrey Sachs and Chas Freeman about worsening U.S.-China relations.

Bought by WHCP-LP, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside and more


  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Jim Yong Kim and Warwick Anderson about pandemic lessons learned from the Asia-Pacific region.

Bought by WHCP-LP, WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Michael Greenberg, George Packer, and Nathan Robinson about leadership crisis during the pandemic.

Bought by WHCP-LP, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Conversation about Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, KMXT, and KALW


  • Added: Apr 16, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Conversations with Dr. Camara Jones, Mike Davis, Matt Stoller, and Cornel West covering topics including coronavirus, inequality, and the end of th...

Bought by WLPR, WHCP-LP, WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A conversation with Laurie Garrett about the coronavirus pandemic.

Bought by WHCP-LP, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Mark Blyth about the economics of the coronavirus era.

Bought by WHCP-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, KICI and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Sylvia Poggiolli, John Ioannidis, David Jones, and Andrew Sullivan about coronavirus.

Bought by WHCP-LP, KBBI, WMUU-LP, KMXT, KICI and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8