Jay Ackroyd

Virtually Speaking


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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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While attending the 2014 Netroots Nation conference, Gaius Publius — contributing writer at AmericaBlog and member of the Virtually Speaking Sunday media panel — conducted three interviews under the heading "Five... more

Political Satire from Culture of Truth

Permanent war. Climate. They marched. Now what? Primary Hillary? What is the goal? (Win? Push Hillary to the left? build organizations that can win next time?) Will we learn to use primaries to build power? Follow @Avedon_Says... more

What does it mean for progressive politics that Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu won 35% and 40% of the New York state vote, respectively, in an almost-unfunded campaign against entrenched Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo? What... more

Analytical chemist Raychelle Burks talks forensic chemistry, using pop culture to explain chemistry, the Curly-haired Mafia, #BlackandSTEM, girls in science, DIY Science Zone with ethicist and science writer Kelly Hills. Follow @DrRubidium... more

Political satire from Culture of Truth, author of the Bobblepeak Translations. Based on the Sept 21, 2014 Sunday morning talk shows.

Political satire from Culture of Truth, author of the Bobblepeak Translations

War, spying and how ISIS is sucking out all the air of Democratic efforts to look back at economic issues (esp the minimum wage). Marcy Wheeler & Richard Eskow. Plus political satirist Culture of Truth.

Brooklyn College History professor and oral historian Philip Napoli joins us to discuss his book Bringing It All Back Home, an oral history of the war and homecoming experiences of New York City's Vietnam Veterans. Through an... more

Jennifer Ouellette talks with Caltech physicist Spyridon (Spiros) Michalakis about quantum computing and quantum information. Read quantumfrontiers.com Follow @quantum_spiros @JenLucPiquant
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