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Open Source with Christopher Lydon

Christopher Lydon

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Open Source with Christopher Lydon

Open Source with Christopher Lydon

Christopher Lydon

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Christopher Lydon in conversation on arts, ideas and politics

Latest Episodes

The Soul of Care

Arthur Kleinman is a name that comes up again and again when you search around our big college town of Boston / Cambridge for people asking the great human questions, about our lived experience — ...

50 MIN11 h ago
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The Soul of Care

Malcolm X in Boston and Beyond

The life of Malcolm X is the classic hero’s journey, in a setting we almost know: a story of anointment, dedication, fate, faith, family, incredible risk and reversals. There was spontaneous poetry in it, enough ...

50 MIN1 w ago
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Malcolm X in Boston and Beyond

The New Hampshire Primary

Say what you will about the cranky-Yankee New Hampshire primary, in a remote, mostly white state in the shape of a dunce cap on the map of New England. It’s still the place where presidential ...

50 MIN2 w ago
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The New Hampshire Primary

The Age of Illusions

Soldier and citizen, Andrew Bacevich is the overqualified expert who turns the standard take on our distress inside out. It’s not President Trump that divides us, Bacevich says. Rather, Trump got to be president because ...

50 MIN3 w ago
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The Age of Illusions

Greta Gerwig Meets Louisa May Alcott

In the Oscar-excitement around the new Little Women, director Greta Gerwig has a note for all of us: her hero at the party is still the woman who wrote the book a hundred and fifty ...

49 MINJAN 24
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Greta Gerwig Meets Louisa May Alcott

The Costs of War

A trillion dollars here, a trillion dollars there — pretty soon, as the man said, you’re talking real money. But you’re not even close to counting the costs of the US “forever wars” in the ...

50 MINJAN 17
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The Costs of War

2020 Hindsight on Iraq

We have a formal stand-down, meaning no war this week, between the US and Iran.On the long horizon of empires, rising and falling, it looks like an interval of restraint between hubris and nemesis—the ancient ...

49 MINJAN 10
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2020 Hindsight on Iraq

The Inimitable Johnny Hodges

There’s a big difference between the two greatest jazz stars on the alto horn. Charlie Parker had imitators without number; Johnny Hodges was simply inimitable. Parker, known as Bird, broke frontiers of speed, harmonic invention, ...

50 MINJAN 3
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The Inimitable Johnny Hodges

Ben Lerner’s Literary Charge

This week we have an Open Source literary treat. It’s our producer Adam Colman in conversation with Ben Lerner, the MacArthur Genius who speaks as a poet, theorist, and storyteller in everything he writes. Ben ...

46 MIN2019 DEC 27
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Ben Lerner’s Literary Charge

Labour’s Love Lost

Britain’s long, lurching political campaign of self-discovery, on the eve of ours in 2020, was a shocker. Thunder on the right, collapse on the left, bye-bye to Europe and banging the door on the way ...

50 MIN2019 DEC 20
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Labour’s Love Lost

Latest Episodes

The Soul of Care

Arthur Kleinman is a name that comes up again and again when you search around our big college town of Boston / Cambridge for people asking the great human questions, about our lived experience — ...

50 MIN11 h ago
Comments
The Soul of Care

Malcolm X in Boston and Beyond

The life of Malcolm X is the classic hero’s journey, in a setting we almost know: a story of anointment, dedication, fate, faith, family, incredible risk and reversals. There was spontaneous poetry in it, enough ...

50 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Malcolm X in Boston and Beyond

The New Hampshire Primary

Say what you will about the cranky-Yankee New Hampshire primary, in a remote, mostly white state in the shape of a dunce cap on the map of New England. It’s still the place where presidential ...

50 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The New Hampshire Primary

The Age of Illusions

Soldier and citizen, Andrew Bacevich is the overqualified expert who turns the standard take on our distress inside out. It’s not President Trump that divides us, Bacevich says. Rather, Trump got to be president because ...

50 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Age of Illusions

Greta Gerwig Meets Louisa May Alcott

In the Oscar-excitement around the new Little Women, director Greta Gerwig has a note for all of us: her hero at the party is still the woman who wrote the book a hundred and fifty ...

49 MINJAN 24
Comments
Greta Gerwig Meets Louisa May Alcott

The Costs of War

A trillion dollars here, a trillion dollars there — pretty soon, as the man said, you’re talking real money. But you’re not even close to counting the costs of the US “forever wars” in the ...

50 MINJAN 17
Comments
The Costs of War

2020 Hindsight on Iraq

We have a formal stand-down, meaning no war this week, between the US and Iran.On the long horizon of empires, rising and falling, it looks like an interval of restraint between hubris and nemesis—the ancient ...

49 MINJAN 10
Comments
2020 Hindsight on Iraq

The Inimitable Johnny Hodges

There’s a big difference between the two greatest jazz stars on the alto horn. Charlie Parker had imitators without number; Johnny Hodges was simply inimitable. Parker, known as Bird, broke frontiers of speed, harmonic invention, ...

50 MINJAN 3
Comments
The Inimitable Johnny Hodges

Ben Lerner’s Literary Charge

This week we have an Open Source literary treat. It’s our producer Adam Colman in conversation with Ben Lerner, the MacArthur Genius who speaks as a poet, theorist, and storyteller in everything he writes. Ben ...

46 MIN2019 DEC 27
Comments
Ben Lerner’s Literary Charge

Labour’s Love Lost

Britain’s long, lurching political campaign of self-discovery, on the eve of ours in 2020, was a shocker. Thunder on the right, collapse on the left, bye-bye to Europe and banging the door on the way ...

50 MIN2019 DEC 20
Comments
Labour’s Love Lost
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