Radio in the twentieth century, which you could tune into in your car or at home, had a mass audience and was a collective experience, for good or ill. Radio today, which can be listened to when and how you want it, is a more private and atomized affair. Historian Matthew Lasar discusses the social … Continued
We speak with Ernesto Omar Falcon of Electronic Frontier Foundation about the newly proposed laws to get rid of privacy on the internet. Later we talk to Oakland businessman Ray Bobbitt about lawsuit against the Raiders leaving Oakland. And sports columnist Dave Zirin chimes in about the NFL, the Raiders and Colin Kaepernick.
With Robert Norrell, author of Alex Haley: And the Books that Changed a Nation. And Somini Sengupta, New York Times UN Bureau Chief and author of the book The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young. About Alex Haley: It is difficult to think of two twentieth century books by one author that … Continued