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There's an emerging science of consciousness. Guest on this show is the UK's  Dr. Daniel Bor, author of The Ravenous Brain; How the New Science of Consciousness Explains Our Insatiable Search for Meaning. The discussion asks what consciousness is, what about consciousness in fetuses, and animals for that matter? Is our consciousness evolving or have we hit a plateau? Not your usual political show, but the issue certainly relates.

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Obama Getting a Backbone, Republicans Panicking?

Better late than never? Some political observers swear they see the president displayijng a boackbone after all. Today Alternet columnist Steven Rosenfeld talks about this, the Republican strategy of voter suppression, and what they are so deathly afraid of in an Obama second term.

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"Big Brother is becoming America's new normal." So says author David Rosen. This show is an examination of just how seriously the new surveillance state has undermined our traditional rights of privacy. The government is working hand in glove with private interests and the new domestic spying on virtually everything we do is  all completely out of control. But all is not totally lost. yet.

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Exaggerating is one thing, but the Republican speakers at the national convention have resorted to breathtaking lies. Most notably delivered by the fresh young smile of VP nominee Paul Ryan. On this show, veteran Democratic politica consultant and strategist Robert Creamer offers his assessment direct from Tampa.

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