Zeynep Tufekci Discusses Her Book ‘Twitter and Teargas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest – EXTENDED INTERVIEW

FEATURING ZEYNEP TUFEKCI – We take for granted the Internet today and all its myriad social networking tools. We use them to debate and discuss, organize and mobilize. But only 30 years ago these tools were not available to political activists seeking to challenge authority. From the Zapatista movement in Mexico, to the anti-World Trade…

Author John A. Farrell Discusses His New Book ‘Richard Nixon: The Life’ – EXTENDED INTERVIEW

FEATURING JOHN A. FARRELL – Donald Trump’s presidency, even before it officially began, drew immediate comparisons to Richard Nixon. Nixon was considered by most historians to have the darkest Presidential legacy, having had a meteoric rise in his political career only to become the first President to resign in disgrace after the Watergate scandal. Nixon’s…

Terry Heaton Discusses His Book ‘The Gospel of Self: How Jesus Joined the GOP’ – EXTENDED INTERVIEW

FEATURING TERRY HEATON: Televangelist Pat Robertson is not happy that Donald Trump is facing mass criticism for his unprofessional, dishonest, and unconstitutional policies. Robertson said recently, “the Lord’s plan is being put in place for America and these people are not only revolting against Trump, they’re revolting against what God’s plan is for America.” He…

Tressie Cottom Discusses Her Book ‘Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy – EXTENDED INTERVIEW

FEATURING TRESSIE MCMILLAN COTTOM – The 45th President of the US once ran a for-profit college – Trump University – that had to shell out millions of dollars in settlements over class action lawsuits alleging massive fraud. For-profit colleges are a growing industry with the University of Phoenix and Corinthian Colleges as the most recognizable…