Reading Madison’s Mind

Reaction to the Sonia Sotomayor hearings and what might constitute reasonable criteria for confirmation.  Additionally and loosely querying what it means to plunge the “original intent” of the founding father’s private minds as we go about the work of constitutional interpretation, the Federalist Papers notwithstanding.

Performed by ipoet.  Music produced by Harry Krum.

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Reading Madison's Mind


The Last Shall Be G8

Summary of G8 Summit with emphasis on the disproportionate cost/benefit calculation of reducing emissions as between first and third world countries.

Themes include power and responsibility.

Performed by ipoet.  Music produced by Sivion.


Green Out

A summary of recent events in Iran following the election on June 12, 2009, put to song.  Themes include the effect of technology and modernity on antiquity and revolution.

Performed by ipoet.  Music produced by Mozingo.