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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Eric Boehlert is the author of Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush (Free Press, 2006) and Bloggers on the Bus: How the Internet Changed Politics and the Press (Free Press, 2009). He worked for five years as a senior writer for... more

Sam and Jay talk about his book, about progressive radio, and current politics

Dave and Jay talk about how to Find The Sweet Spot in your career and life decisions.

David blogs at Orcinus (http://dneiwert.blogspot.com)and is an editor at crooks and liars. He is a journalist who has written extensively about far right wing militia groups.

Lynn has done ground-breaking, controversial work studying the role of symbiosis in the development of cell organelles, and in evolutionary processes in general.

Dr. Greg Dworkin (DemfromCt) and Josh Knauer talk flu and pandemic and the global response. A founding editor of Flu Wiki (www.fluwikie.com) and its sister site, the Flu Wiki Forum (www.newfluwiki2.com), Dr Greg Dworkin blogs about... more

Glenn has lead the blogosphere on issues related to domestic spying, torture, and the media's complicity in allowing illegal US policies to continue. He is also the author of three books, How Would a Patriot Act?, A Tragic Legacy and Great... more

Marcy (emptywheel) is a trailblazing blogger carving out new journalistic space on the web. She is the author of Anatomy of Deceit, about the Libby trial, and the issues surrounding it. You can contribute to Marcy's research and blogging at... more

Cliff is a progressive political consultant, who you may well have seen eviscerating conservative pundits on cable talk shows. We will talk about the convergence of old and new media in political communication. Cliff is also the... more

Chris and Adam Lambert aka Clammyc, sum up the state of national politics and policy as we exit the summer doldrums
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