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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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Stuart Zechman and Jay Ackroyd host a program centered on the nature of liberalism today. This week we stop to survey political landscape on the "left": benevolent democrats, pragmatic centrists, and moderates. And how liberalism... more

Tom teaches science writing at MIT,posts at his own The Inverse Square Blog and at Balloon Juice We will talk about science in contemporary politics, and also about how the modern economy originated in the 17th century, referring to his... more

Susie Madraks guest is April Elliott Kent, a San Diego astrologer, author and web designer. April writes at Big Sky Astrology. She authored Star Guide to Weddings: Your Horoscope for Living Happily Ever After. The Essential Guide to Practical... more

Cliff writes for the Huntington Post and Guardian, provides political commentary on MSNBC and is a political consultant based in Columbus OH. Culture of Truth provides weekly translations of the Sunday Morning Talk Shows.

Jay Ackroyd, Stuart Zechman and friends discuss statements of principle and purpose from progressive and liberal Americans

Jesse Walker, of Reason Magazine will discuss his book Rebels on the Air, about the history of radio, and current issues involved with citizen radio

Nicole Sander, host of Radio or Not, former Air America host and sometime guest host for Randi Rhodes, has taken up the plight of the '99ers.'Eric Boehlert writes for Media Matters. Previously a senior writer for Salon, and a... more

Joan & Susie discuss the news of the week, and the crazy talk on the Sunday morning shows

Stuart Zechman and Jay Ackroyd present and discuss statements of purpose and principle recorded by progressive and liberal citizens.

Congressional Correspondent for the AFP Olivier Knox discusses Senate reorganization and rules changes in the House
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