My media week 19/12/10

The National Review features an interview with Deirdre McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). McCloskey, who was born Donald N. McCloskey in 1942, transitioned from male to female in 1995, at the age of 53. She is an eloquent advocate of the moral virtues of capitalism.

The New Humanist looks at the strange history of how Scientology was founded: Inside the mind of Scientology’s Messiah

NPR featured some predictions for 2011, which were made in 1931 

Radio Four’s Beyond Belief looked at the supernatural with the help of a medium, an evangelical Christian and sceptic.

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