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.

Upcoming Broadcasts

Australian economist and author Steve Keen considers himself a post-Keynesian, criticizing neoclassical economics as inconsistent, unscientific and empirically unsupported. He and Jay will talk about Keen's book Debunking Economics. Follow @ProfSteveKeen - Head Economics History & Politics at @KingstonUni, Neoclassical Econ critic, Debunking Economics author, Debtwatch blogger, Developer Minsky modeling program.
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Eve Pell was a senior staff reporter at the Center for Investigative Reporting from 1988 to 1994. Her print reporting won awards from the American Civil Liberties Union, the Playboy Foundation and Media Alliance. Her story on secret... more

Filmmakers Julie Gribble and Martha Davis discuss 'Doctors and Torture,' their documentary addressing the roles played by doctors in the US government's use of torture.

Netroots Nation in Second Life (August 13-16) is an extension of the Netroots Nation convention that will be held in Pittsburgh. Tonight the NNSL leadership will be joining CS Kappler to discuss purposes, plans and the larger vision of... more

NY State CTO Andrew Hoppin stops by to talk about creating transparency through technology. And about how cool it is to work with NASA

Marshall Thompson and Chris Kendrick discuss A Soldier's Peace and Thompson's tour of duty in Kosovo, which lead to the making of the film.

Olivier reports on Washington for the AFP. It has been a very exciting week for AFP, doing gangbusters work in Iran, and also a very interesting week for new media. He and Jay Ackroyd talk about wire services in the age of twitter. OKnox... more

Universal health care expert Eve Gittelson, aka nyceve, comes by to talk about the state of play on health care reform

Bruce is a cryptographer and security expert. He and Jay talk about his new book Schneier on Security

DailyKos front pager David Waldman talks about all things legislative. CS Kendrick guest hosts.

DailyKos top diarist clammyc talks politics with CS Kendrick, in for Jay Ackroyd,
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