This weekend marks the anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.  We talk with Tia Oso,  who interrupted NetRoots Nation to remind that black lives matter.  It’s the Berkeley Barb’s 50th anniversary–we’ll talk about journalism, then and now.  PLUS:  David Casarett,  Md and professor of medicine, makes the case for the medical … Continued


The Power of Ideals; plus Sherry Glaser

“Idealism is naive: people won’t rise above self-interest to serve the greater good.”  Cynicism rules in much of modern life—but not in a new book by Stanford professors William Damon and Anne Colby.    ALSO: actor and activist Sherry Glaser takes us behind the cannabis curtain with her new one-woman show.  With host Kris Welch.

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