The members of Avi Buffalo may be just out of high school, but their music defies their age, with mind blowing guitar solos, intriguing lyrics and songs so catchy we can't stop playing them. Tune in for a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Author of The Hebrew Republic : How Secular Democracy and Global Enterprise Will Bring Israel Peace at Last and blogger at BernardAvishai.com ; Contributing Editor of the Harvard Business Review ; journalist who formerly covered the Middle East for Harpers and the New York Review of Books
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California at Irvine; author, most recently, of Darwin and Intelligent Design and the forthcoming Darwin’s Gift to Science and Religion ; former ordained Catholic priest, he also holds professorships in Philosophy and Logic at UC Irvine
Vice President at Winner and Associates, a strategic communications and public affairs firm in Los Angeles, California; former associate at the White House Office of Public Engagement during Obama's first 100 days; co-founder of 008 and Generation Obama , the volunteer arm of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign
Former diplomat in Afghanistan's Embassy in Washington; founder and Executive Director of the Afghanistan Policy Council, and contributing author to The Silk Roads : Transport and Trade in Greater Central Asia
Senegalese superstar Baaba Maal's music has been featured on KCRW's airwaves since the 80's. He has helped propel world music to an international audience and tackles politics in Africa on his new tracks, which we’ll hear on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Chicano Studies and World Arts and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles; founder and Artistic Director of SPARC, The Social and Public Art Resource Center
Professor of History and International Relations at Boston University and author of The Limits of Power : The End of American Exceptionalism and and the forthcoming Washington Rules : America's Path to Permanent War; Retired Army colonel and veteran of Vietnam and the Gulf War, his son was killed in Iraq in May 2007
Documentary filmmaker and Creative Director at Just Vision, a nonprofit organization that documents and disseminates the work of Palestinians and Israelis working nonviolently to the end the occupation and the conflict
Host and supervising producer of 10 Buildings That Changed America for WTTW Chicago. Host and writer of WTTW Chicago’s feature-length TV specials about Chicago architecture and history, including Chicago’s Loop: a New Walking Tour , and Biking the Boulevards .
Harvard-trained medical doctor, and writer and producer of several television shows, including NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and ER , which was nominated for five Emmy’s during the seven seasons he was there
Managing Director of Amritt, a management consultancy in Cerritos, California helping Americans do business in India, and author of Doing Business in 21st Century India : How to Profit in Tomorrow's Most Exciting Market
National political columnist for Yahoo! News; former political Times columnist for the New York Times and a frequent contributor to the Times' Magazine, where he covered both the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns; author of The Argument: Billionaires, Bloggers, and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics and All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid
Science correspondent for Reason Magazine, a publication of the Reason Foundation, and author of Global Warming and Other Eco-Myths : How the Environmental Movement Uses False Science to Scare Us to Death
Former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (2006-2011), appointed by George Bush, and author of Bull by the Horns : Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself
Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia, specializing in commercial and constitutional law. Author of several books, including The Corporation : The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power