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Jay Ackroyd

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Live & lively. Informal & informed conversations about politics, policy, economics, media, science and more. Sundays feature a panel of prominent members of the liberal blogosphere. Wednesdays dedicated to science, authors and practitioners with hosts Alan Boyle, Tom Levenson and Jennifer Ouelette. Thursdays, Jay Ackroyd talks public affairs, mostly with authors, mostly about progressive issues. , presented simultaneously through the 3-D Second Life communications platform.

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Jacob Lief is the founder of the Ubuntu Education Fund: Ubuntu Education Fund is a non-profit organization that provides world-class health and educational support to the orphaned and vulnerable children of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Ubuntu's mission is simple, all-encompassing, yet radical: to help raise township children by providing what all children deserve—everything. We discuss his book: I Am Because You Are
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Alan and Matt discuss standard model of physics, upcoming plans for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) – the world's largest and most powerful particle collider, and the largest single machine in the world – which allows... more

Political satirist Culture of Truth bases The Bobblespeak Translations on Meet the Press and/or This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Using show transcripts, he creates the 'most ridiculous moment' for Virtually Speaking Sundays where two... more

Bernie Sanders as the voice of broadly popular, bipartisan positions on Social Security, "free" trade (TPP), paid sick and maternal leave, minimum wage increases, overtime pay. Polling from populistmajority.org Innocence Project and... more

We discuss Per Espen Stoknes What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming. While evidence has accumulated about anthropogenic climate change, public concern has remained low. Other public policy issues... more

Political satirist Culture of Truth bases The Bobblespeak Translations on Meet the Press and This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Using show transcripts, he creates the 'most ridiculous moment' for Virtually Speaking Sundays where two... more

TPP. Why is the Transpacific Partnership the hill Obama is willing to die for? Why can't we have nice tihngs l? Why is it so difficult to implement obviously good public policy? Commentary from David Dayen and RJ Eskow. With Jay... more

David Brin, American scientist and award-winning author of science fiction, has received the Hugo, Locus, Campbell and Nebula Awards. Jay Ackroyd talks with Brin about Brin's prescient and still relevant, book The Transparent Society.... more

Commentary on current events. A counterpoint to the Sunday morning network shows. Jay Ackroyd moderates.

Srdja Popovic is the author of Blueprint for Revolution and founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies (CANVAS), which has worked with pro-democracy activists from more than 50 countries,... more
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