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The Roundtable Podcast 55

Week of 17.11.2013


Rob Ford: The week that was | Councillor not ruling out snap election to oust Mayor Ford | Rob Ford-coached football player charged in Christopher Skinner murder | Russian artist nails his genitals to Moscow’s Red Square in front of tourists to protest ‘police state’ | Recommended Article: Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei built vast US$95B business empire through systematic seizure of properties | Quiz: Finish the Headline | Study urges privacy policy before widespread use of drones | Music: Songs: Ohia – “Just Be Simple” | Palestinian officials: Israel only suspect in Arafat death | Experts Rule Out Homicide in Death of Pablo Neruda | Florida Man Gets Stuck In Chimney Trying To Rob House | Scientists recreate genome of giant Ice Age animals, including huge cave bear, using new technique

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Margaret Thatcher, Pablo Neruda, Cher, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Shelagh Rogers, Nutella, Crisps, Bed Bugs

Podcast 38 | Week of 14.04.2013


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Pablo Neruda

There was a moment in an interview I conducted in the 1990s with American social documentary photographer, Milton Rogovin, at which it occurred to me that I had arrived at a single degree of separation from the great Chilean poet born Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto, later to become Pablo Neruda. Or perhaps I ought to say I would have been at one degree of remove, had Neruda lived beyond my seventh birthday. As it is he died in 1973, a result of cancer, shortly after the Kissinger-backed military coup against Salvador Allende. Continue reading Pablo Neruda