Tagged: politics

Sarajevo Train Station, May 2013.

Kurt Bassuener: Bosnia 101

MP3 Audio [29 MB]DownloadShow URL “People here are a whole lot more rational than they give themselves credit for.  They all think they are more moderate than the norm; they don’t realize they are the norm.” Kurt Bassuener has been...
 

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Lizz Winstead: Political Windsurfing While Droning Your Neighbor

MP3 Audio [24 MB]DownloadShow URL You can’t windsurf, because that would be elitist. But, if you’re the American president, you can drive around your ranch in a golf cart shooting guns, because people can relate to that.  As comedian and...
 

Brian Dunphy

ctrp432 The Daily Show, South Park and Society

MP3 Audio [31 MB]DownloadShow URL The Daily Show and South Park, along with The Colbert Report, are the 1-2 (3) punch of socio-political satire in America and have been for well over a decade. Some dismiss them as childish clowns...
 

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ctrp429 Sabotaging Drug Policy in the Netherlands

MP3 Audio [25 MB]DownloadShow URL Before the city of Maastricht chose to pursue marijuana prohibition policies they first asked a team of researchers to examine what impact it would have. The researchers found that the proposed “membership” system for coffeeshops,...
 

Old Presidents

Old Presidents

Over the past 3 weeks I have been in Portugal helping my grandparents with daily life during a trying series of complications that often come with old age. During that time Ive strangely found myself watching television, specifically programming from...

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ctrp424 Behind the Coffeeshop Counter

MP3 Audio [25 MB]DownloadShow URL When it comes to drug policy and coffeeshops in the Netherlands, we rarely hear the voices of those who work behind the counter and see how things work (or don’t work).  Nel has lived and...