Tagged: politics

ctrp315 The Unfinished Drug Policy of the Netherlands

ctrp315 The Unfinished Drug Policy of the Netherlands

MP3 Audio [24 MB]DownloadShow URL People around the world admire, hate, or giggle at what they think they know about drug policies in the Netherlands. But how much do they really know? To get beyond the tall tales and the...
 

ctrp 314 What is Behind the Texas Secession Movement?

ctrp 314 What is Behind the Texas Secession Movement?

MP3 Audio [9 MB]DownloadShow URL None of them were alive the last time Texas was located outside the borders of the US, but they’re demanding to go back to that status. They’re angry at the Obama administration, frustrated with the...
 

Dangerous Bananas

Dangerous Bananas

My buddy Lucas was telling me that he digs the site, but that I move from topic to topic too quickly for him.  Usually I listen to comments like that, say thanks, and then go back to doing my own...

Before Rove, Atwater

Before Rove, Atwater

There was a statement that caught my attention as I rode through museumplein in the middle of the night recently, listening to the latest edition of On the Media.  They were talking about the late republican strategist Lee Atwater, who...

Work on the Candidate

Work on the Candidate

Many of you know I’ve lived outside the United States since late 2001.  If I were trying to seem poetic or sentimental I would mention that it was 2 months after 9/11.  Or I would bring up the extreme difficulty...

Followup On Money

Followup On Money

Next week I will move beyond the US elections, but so long as the big media does such a poor job of looking behind the show, I feel the need to bring forward whatever information I feel is of importance....