Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Plague of Indifference June 18, 2009

Dr. Steven A. Leibo directs the Sage Colleges Program in International & Globalization Studies (text slightly modified from WAMC Northeast Public Radio script) Audio for The Plague of Indifference June 18 2009 Boy, how predictable! Just when we we’re feeling … Continue reading

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Remembering Tiananmen Square June 4, 2009

WAMC FOR JUNE 4 2009 (Modified slightly from WAMC Northeast Public Radio broadcast) Audio for Remembering Tiananmen Sq June 4th 2009 Can it really be twenty years since the Tiananmen Square Uprising? Twenty years since so many of us sat … Continue reading

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Avoiding Remorse May 21, 2009

WAMC FOR MAY 21, 2009 (Modified slightly from the WAMC Northeast Radio broadcast) “On Avoiding Remorse” Ever made one of those decisions you’ve regretted for the rest of your life. One of those moments, when in retrospect, you simply made … Continue reading

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America’s First Hundred Days April 30, 2009

WAMC APRIL 30, 2009 Audio for America’s First Hundred Days Let me see if I have got this right, having completed his first hundred days we’re supposed to compare Barack Obama to… Jee this is confusing, in the early days … Continue reading

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Beyond the Stimulus Package March 19, 2009

Adapted from March 19. 2009 broadcast from Northeast Public Radio. WAMC Audio for Beyond the Stimulus Package Dr. Steven A. Leibo is director of the Sage Colleges Program in International & Globalization Studies “Beyond the Stimulus Package” I don’t know … Continue reading

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On Real Human Rights April 16, 2009

WAMC –APRIL16, 2009 (slightly modified from the radio script) Original Audio from WAMC DR. STEVEN A. LEIBO is the director of the International & Globalization Program at the Sage Colleges “On Real Human Rights” There is hypothetical story I used … Continue reading

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Time for Some Tough Love April 2, 2009

Original WAMC Audio It was late in the Yom Kippur/Ramadan War of 1973, When Israel’s forces had managed to trap Egypt’s third army, ready to destroy it but the Nixon administration insisted they not do so. It was an American … Continue reading

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