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This edition: How to Be Black

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 8, 2012.

First aired: February 8, 2012.

Baratunde Thurston, Director of Digital at The Onion and author of "How To Be Black" on the complexities of contemporary racial politics. Then, our Planet White House series continues with a look at the environmental, economic, and political issues surrounding pipelines. Guests for that segment include Lara Skinner of the Cornell Global Labor Institute, Tom Miesner of Pipeline Knowledge & Development, and Andrew Nikiforuk, author of Tar Sands: Dirty Oil & the Future of a Continent. Finally, Facebook, Google, and Twitter--are they evil? We take a look with Anthony DeRosa, Social Media Editor of Reuters, Rob Beschizza, Managing Editor of Boing Boing, Wendy Seltzer, a fellow at Yale Law School's Information Society Project, and Gabriel Weinberg of DuckDuckGo.

Guest List

Rob Beschizza Managing Editor, Boing Boing

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz Director International Program, NRDC

Anthony DeRosa Social Media Editor, Reuters

Darren Goode Staff Writer, Politico

Tom Miesner Pipeline Knowledge & Development

Andrew Nikiforuk Author, Tar Sands: Dirty Oil & the Future of a Continent

Wendy Seltzer Fellow, Yale Law School Information Society Project

Lara Skinner Cornell Global Labor Institute

Baratunde Thurston Author

Gabriel Weinberg DuckDuckGo

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