KBOO's Melati Kaye interviewed Ottmar Liebert, five-time grammy award winning Nouveau Flamenco musician, about his new CD "The Scent of Light". Liebert will playing with the Luna Negra Quintet at Portland's Aladdin Theater this Sunday, July 26th.
Hosted by Frann Michel (pictured here), this program deals with Israel-Palestine, a better way to think about taxes, a movie about walled-in globalization, and why the Democrats are not doing what we elected them to do.
Chris Hedges new book Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle argues that we are now living in a dichotomous society split between the literate minority, a group able to see past illusion towards truth, and the other, a majority "retreating from from a reality-based world into one of false certainty and magic." Marianne Barisonek speaks with the Pulitzer Prize winner about his work.