Host Joe Uris interviews columnist and author Barbara Ehrenreich about her latest book, Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America. She suggests that the invasion of Iraq and the economic crisis may be connected to American self-delusion and lack of vigilance.
Voices from the Edge host Dave Mazza invited listeners to lead the conversation on issues they felt important. Among the topics discussed were the U.S.'s failure to support strong carbon reduction goals at the Copenhagen conference, the ongoing environmental threats of LNG terminals and pipelines proposed for the Oregon coast, and the importance of local activism.
Interview with Frans De Waal, Director of the Living Links Center. The Age Of Empathy; Nature’s Lessons for a Kinder Society, this is the title of a new book by Dutch born biologist Frans De Waal. Are we our brothers keepers,? Do we have an instinct for compassion, or are we selfish, evolving only to serve our own survival and interest? Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund, to address these questions with guest Frans DeWaal Director of the Living Links Center at Emory University. Hosted by: Linda Olson-Osterlund