The Sunday Supplement is part of a programme called the Westminster Hour. They are 15-minute programmes on topics such as “The Jam Generation” and “Who owns Adam Smith?” These are not podcasts but you can listen to them at the website.
PETA Offers Incentive for Test-Tube Meat Research.Animal rights group PETA is offering a $1 million prize for the development of commercially-viable “test-tube meat” — real meat grown through a lab process, not from a live animal.
‘Elite’… What’s it to You? Fresh Air linguist Geoff Nunberg considers the evolution of the meaning of the “e” word.
This week’s Start the Week includes the philosophers Daniel Dennett and Raymond Tallis. Biographer Carole Seymour Jones discusses her new book A Dangerous Liaison, a revisionist take on Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. The podcast is only available for a week but you can listen to this and lots of previous shows at the website.
Small is not beautiful
A new report on the ‘way forward for agriculture’ has been used to justify dragging farming backwards – to the detriment of the poor.
Morality and political violence
A Report from ABC Radio National (Australia) looking at the moral questions relating to war,terrorism and rebellion. This podcast has a transcript – they are usually posted a couple of day after the programme has been aired.
And finally something I saw in The Observer today – Revenge is a dish best served … online.