Faith/Religion/Spirituality

End of the Republican era

 The always-excellent Sidney Blumenthal, writing in the Guardian: Today's election is poised to end the Republican era in American politics - an era that began in reaction to Lyndon Johnson's Great Society, the Vietnam war and the civil rights revolution, was pioneered by Ri... Read more

Ugly

 As Election Day approaches, and as an Obama victory looks more probable, the McCain campaign is serving as the focus of an untrammeled and vitriolic collective id. Lots of these people are just scared shitless that a black man might sit in the White House. Watch the video.... Read more

Interview: Frederick Lane on the Supreme Court and the Election

Airs at: Wed, 10/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Frederick Lane, author of the book The Court and the Cross: The Religious Right's Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court, and host Linda Olson-Osterlund discuss the November election, Sarah Palin and the effect the outcome of the election will have on America's future. For mo... Read more

Joe & Abe w/ Dr. Lawrence Krauss

Airs at: Mon, 10/06/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris talk Politics, Economics, and now, Atheism with guest Dr. Lawrence Krauss, internationally famous theoretical physicist and avowed Atheist.    Read more

Joe and Abe - Sept 9th

Airs at: Mon, 09/08/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris start out with a discussion on the current situation beween the US, Georgia and Russia.  Then they change gears to examine the new Sweetheart of the Republican Party, Sarah Palin.  Read more

Five reasons to be frightened of Sarah Palin

 1) She's a global warming denier.2)  She thinks that God likes pipelines,  (h/t Juan Cole)3) She has a whole lot in common with fundamentalists from other parts of the world.4) She's a liar.5) She believes the war in Iraq is God's work.And there's more, believe me. I didn'... Read more

Recovery Zone: Accessing the Wisdom of the Right Brain

Airs at: Wed, 08/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
On the Recovery Zone for Thursday, Aug 7,   Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor talks about how a stroke to her left brain opened her up to our human potential for joy and compassion: "Peace is just a thought away."  Hosted by Stephanie Potter.  Music: David Simon, violin & Dale Jones, g... Read more

Karen Armstrong about her book The Bible: A Biography

Airs at: Mon, 08/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Religion scholar Karen Armstrong talks about her book The Bible: A Biography. Armstrong not only describes how, when and by whom the Bible was written, she also examines some 2,000 years of biblical interpretation by bishops and rabbis, scholars and mystics, pietists and cr... Read more

Highlights from past APA Compass programs

Airs at: Thu, 01/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Our special new year edition includes excerpts and highlights from past APA Compass programs. A great sampling of the range of topics and guests that we cover, including interviews, roundtable discussions, audio postcards, Angry APA Minute and many more. Read more

Bowlden on Krakhauer

Airs at: Sun, 06/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Jon Krakauer's book Under the Banner of Heaven and reflects on his own experience growing up in a Mormon family--and on how religious fundamentalism of any variety closes down our minds.    Read more