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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Music From The Show

Atlas Genius, “Back Seat”
Stephane Wrembel, “A Night in Tunisia”
Max Asoka, “Peals”
The Mavericks, “Back in Your Arms”
EST, “Eighthundred Streets by Feet”
Ron Carter, “Joy Spring”
Steve Earle, “Pocket Full of Rain”

From Billy Bragg Gets Personal In New Album:

Billy Bragg, “Help Save the Youth of America”
Billy Bragg, “Swallow My Pride”
Billy Bragg, “January Song”
Billy Bragg, “Handyman Blues”
Woody Guthrie, “I Ain’t Got No Home” performed by Billy Bragg
Billy Bragg, “Tomorrow is Going to Be a Better Day”


Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

July 30 Comment

As War And Conflicts Proliferate, Children Become Unwary Victims And Targets

Kids have always suffered during war and crisis, but there's a sense the burden of instability is being increasingly borne by children.

July 30 3 Comments

California Drought: A Central Valley Farmer’s Experience

Last month was the hottest June on Earth since records began in 1880, making the West Coast drought even harder for farmers.

July 29 12 Comments

U.S. ‘Border Crisis’ In A Global Context

Bill Frelick of Human Rights Watch says what the U.S. is seeing is dwarfed by the massive flow of refugees into other countries, such as Italy.

July 29 4 Comments

Iraq War Vet Returns To A Broken Country

Roy Scranton says what he found in Baghdad "shows the evidence of the truth of what we'd actually done."