Tag Archives: NPR

Every Sperm Is Sacred

Back in the dim past at the Chicago homestead we had no cable, and the PBS show Charlie Rose seemed so relevant with guests like E.J. Dionne. NPR seemed enlightening as well back then. Now of course I see them … Continue reading

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Speaking Out

An e-mail sent to NPR’s Morning Edition, Talk of the Nation, and local affiliate WBEZ: Subject: Republican Talking Points How often are people upset about something they hear, see, or read in the media versus how often do they write … Continue reading

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Baghdad, September 11, 2001

This was posted on the fourth anniversary of that dealie thing, you know 9/11, by a blogger in Iraq who has taken the blogging medium to its limit since that time. One bit of background: A decade ago, I heard … Continue reading

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Fed Up? Local Control May Not Be For You

Here’s What Brought All This Up This American Life is a weekly one-hour radio show presenting various stories on various topics — my best description. Past shows are archived on www.thislife.org. The link below takes you the page with a … Continue reading

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The New Economy

I don’t know what to think sometimes. So for lack of a better start — National Public Radio (in Chicago WBEZ 91.5 FM) has a daily call-in show called Talk of the Nation. I bring this up because the show … Continue reading

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