Sunday Show

Sunday Show – December 3, 2017

In the first hour, guest host, Christina Aanestad, speaks with Lama Tsultrim Allione, renowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher and practitioner, about the divine feminine in Buddhism. She is also the author of several books including “Women of Wisdom” and “Feeding Your Demons: Ancient Wisdom for Resolving Inner Conflict.” Allione’s forth coming book is “Wisdom Rising: Journey … Continued


Did Lincoln free the slaves?  Or did they just as much free themselves?  And what were the ramifications of their seemingly impossible achievement — immediate and uncompensated emancipation — for other oppressed groups?  Historian David Roediger discusses that revolutionary period in U.S. history — and the consequences of its failure today.   Resources: David R. … Continued


You’ve probably heard this before — and may even believe it yourself: Men are ambitious, rational, and inherently non-monogamous. Women, on the other hand, are nurturing, intuitive, and faithful. Scientist Rosalind Barnett and media critic Caryl Rivers discuss the questionable scholarship behind such claims about mental and psychological gender differences. They also talk about neo-Darwinism … Continued


Against the Grain

The American Right

The right is in great disarray these days, propelled by the unexpected popularity of Donald Trump. But its successes have been remarkable. As Doug Henwood points out, at mid-century the right was marginal in American politics — wildeyed Birchers wandering in the wilderness while the business class had firmly accommodated itself to the New Deal. … Continued


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