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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388 Pieces

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A conversation on the crisis in Venezuela with Alejandro Velasco, Jeff Sachs, Greg Grandin, and Leo Blanco.

Bought by KWIT, KMXT, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation about Astra Taylor’s new documentary What Is Democracy? with Astra Taylor, David Runciman, and Kali Akuno.

Bought by KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KALW, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Shoshana Zuboff, author of "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism"

Bought by WLPR , KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KALW and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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David Graeber's Guide to Meaningless Work

Bought by WLPR , WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KALW, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation about the “Green New Deal” with Bill McKibben, Naomi Oreskes, and Daniel Schrag.

Bought by KWMR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KALW and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Stephen Walt and Fintan O’Toole on the state of the world at the beginning of 2019.

Bought by KWMR, KWIT, KICI Iowa City, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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A Tribute to Leonard Bernstein

Bought by KICI Iowa City, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, WMUU-LP, KALW, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation about Brexit, yellow vests, and the state of the European Union with Arthur Goldhammer, Vanessa Bee, Julian Bourg, and Alan Rusbridger.

Bought by KWIT, KICI Iowa City, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KALW and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation about social media, technology, and society with Fred Turner, Moira Weigel, and Ben Tarnoff

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WLPR , KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:07
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation with Frederick Wiseman on his new film, Monrovia, Indiana, and a lifetime of observing.

Bought by KWMR, KSFR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WLPR and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A conversation with David Bromwich, Jill Lepore, David Bosworth, Briahna Gray, and Mark Blyth.

Bought by KSFR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, KICI Iowa City, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Historian David Blight on his new biography of Frederick Douglass.

Bought by KWIT, WMUU-LP, WLPR , WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A Doomsday Prophet in the Age of Trump

Bought by WLPR , WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KWIT, WMUU-LP, KALW and more


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The Jill Lepore School of History

Bought by WLPR , KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 5