Epilogue: Stephen Kinzer Releases New Book – “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control”

In January 2017, we had a riveting conversation with author Stephen Kinzer on his book, The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and the Birth of an American Empire”. Kinzer’s new book, “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control” has just been released to favorable reviews. My new book, "Poisoner in… Read More Epilogue: Stephen Kinzer Releases New Book – “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control”

Epilogue: Big Pharma Starts to Pay the Price for its Role in Opioid Crisis

While CLBR remains on hiatus, we do like to provide updates on stories that we covered over the years.  Last fall we spoke with Beth Macy, author of “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America” – which was a groundbreaking work on the origins and impact of the opioid crisis. This week, an Oklahoma judge… Read More Epilogue: Big Pharma Starts to Pay the Price for its Role in Opioid Crisis

Epilogue: Darieth Chisolm Wins Revenge Porn Case and is Releasing Documentary

While CLBR remains on hiatus, we do like to provide updates on stories that we covered over the years.  In March 2018, we heard from Darieth Chisolm, an Emmy Award-winning TV host and victim of revenge porn at the hands of her former boyfriend in Jamaica.  “After months of isolation, suffering in shame and silence,” Darieth… Read More Epilogue: Darieth Chisolm Wins Revenge Porn Case and is Releasing Documentary

CLBR #327: Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed – Why Our Families Can’t Afford America

Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We are belatedly posting the final segment from our Miami Book Fair author’s series with my discussion taped this fall with Alissa Quart, author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America.  Nearly a… Read More CLBR #327: Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed – Why Our Families Can’t Afford America

CLBR #325: Pam Kelley, Author of Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South

Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South Pam Kelley LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We continue our Miami Book Fair author’s series with my discussion taped this fall with Pam Kelley, author of Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition… Read More CLBR #325: Pam Kelley, Author of Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South

CLBR #322: Michael Beschloss on Presidents and War

Famed Historian Michael Beschloss Presidents of War LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We continue our 2018 Miami Book Fair series with award-winning Presidential historian Michael Beschloss and his new book “Presidents of War.” Presidents of War focuses on President Jefferson who avoided war and believed I think one war enough for… Read More CLBR #322: Michael Beschloss on Presidents and War

CLBR: 2018 Top Zeros

On December 19, CLBR will have its annual year-end Heroes and Zeros episode in which, with guests Brenda Christensen, Denise Howell and Dan Tynan, we highlight those doing wonderful things on the internet and those deserving a cyber lump of coal. Below is my list of 10 zeros for 2018. MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN Saudi Crown Prince Zero… Read More CLBR: 2018 Top Zeros