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David Barsamian

One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, David Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio show Alternative Radio—now in its 33rd year—and his books with Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Richard Wolff, Arundhati Roy and Edward Said. His latest book with Noam Chomsky is Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy. A new edition of his book with Edward Said, Culture and Resistance (2019), with a new introduction is now available. David lectures on world affairs, imperialism, capitalism, propaganda, the media, the economic crisis and global rebellions.

In 2017 the South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy presented him with their Lifetime Achievement Award. He has collaborated with the world-renowned Kronos Quartet in events in New York, London, Vienna, Boulder and elsewhere. David Barsamian is the winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU's Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. The Institute for Alternative Journalism named him one of its Top Ten Media Heroes. 


Date Recorded     Handle Program Title Audio Sample?    
2012: 07/06 #BARD003 Gunning for Iran  
2013: 03/03 #BARD002 I Have a Drone  
2013: 06/14 #BARD004 Israel, the U.S. & Mideast Policy  
2012: 09/12 #WOLR006 Live From City Lights  
1998: 06/18 #BARD-HIGJ001 Live on Hightower's Chat 'n Chew  
1994: 04/15 #BARD-KNOE-LANS001 Media Treatment of Arabs and Islam  
- #ZINH027-ZINH028-ZINH029-ZINH032-ZINH033-ZINH034-ZINH035 Original Zinn: The Tapes  
1995: 05/24 #BARD001 The Right-Wing Attack on Public Broadcasting  
2014: 10/08 #BARD005 Barsamian/Kronos Quartet in Concert  
- #CHON231-CHON232 ISIS, the Kurds & Turkey + Decoding U.S. Propaganda  
2016: 09/12 #BARD007 14th Annual State of the World Address  
2017: 03/20 #BARD008 Resistance in the Age of Trump  
2017: 09/11 #BARD009 15th Annual State of the World Address  
1984: 05/13 #CULT002 The Basques, Portrait of a People and Culture  
1991: 03/13 #CULT041 Literature From the World of Islam  
2018: 09/10 #17TH-ANNUAL-STATE-OF-THE-WORLD-ADDRESS 17th Annual State of the World Address  
2018: 05/09 #BARD010 How To Detect Biases in the Media  
2018: 10/08 #BARD012A It Takes An Acorn  
2002: 04/04 #WEXH001 Working Class Movies  
1982: 02/18 #CULT005 Horizontes  


Culture and Resistance: Conversations with Edward W. Said book cover Eqbal Ahmad: Confronting Empire book cover How the World Works book cover Howard Zinn: The Future of History book cover Imperial Ambitions: Conversations on the Post 9-11 World book cover Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism book cover Original Zinn: Conversations on History and Politics book cover Power Systems book cover Propaganda and the Public Mind book cover Speaking of Empire and Resistance: Conversations with Tariq Ali book cover Targeting Iran book cover What We Say Goes: Conversations on U.S. Power in a Changing World book cover Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy book cover [Audio Book] Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy book cover
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