Wednesday, October 07, 2015
This week's show is all going to be all about the Supreme Court, and we were excited about a particular segment on transparency... until the Court made it totally obsolete on Monday.
Saturday, October 03, 2015
In 2011, a reporter asked for Oregon's gun ownership stats. The legislature quickly made that data private. Plus: a father explains why his son's killer shouldn't be named by the press.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
You've probably seen the declaration of privacy status making the rounds on Facebook. Trouble is, the post doesn't actually do anything. It's a hoax, and an old one at that.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
On the occasion of Pope Francis's U.S. tour, we offer a primer on the pontiff.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Looking back on the impossible election and catastrophic reign of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. Adapted from the article by Jon Lovett for The Atlantic.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The seventh in our summer listening series.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
David Lipsky's interviews with the author David Foster Wallace are the basis of the film "The End Of The Tour." He and Brooke listen to the original tapes of talks with Wallace in 1996.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The sixth in our summer listening series.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The fifth in our summer listening series.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Test your skeptical fortitude with our Health News Consumer Quiz - can you separate the real bogus health stories from the fake bogus health stories?
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The fourth in our summer listening series.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The third of our summer listening series.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
In which we set ourselves right on what "margin of error" in polling really means.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The second installment in our new summer listening series.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
The first in our summer listening series: we'll be reaching into the archives each week with a old favorite for you to enjoy.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
After publishing an account of the killing of Osama bin Laden contradicting the official narrative, Hersh is being called a kook and conspiracy theorist. Here's his response.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
What if, either by the slow creep of technological obsolescence or sudden cosmic disaster, we no longer could draw from the well of of knowledge accrued through the ages?