freedom http://wamc.org en Herbert London: Freedom As A Natural Condition? http://wamc.org/post/herbert-london-freedom-natural-condition <p>It has been argued in several of the intellectual journals in the West, that the aspiration for freedom is a universal goal, that most societies admire the freedoms we enjoy and wish to emulate us. As I see it, this proposition is one of the more pernicious illusions we entertain.</p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:48:00 +0000 Herbert London 75685 at http://wamc.org "Manifest Injustice" by Barry Siegel http://wamc.org/post/manifest-injustice-barry-siegel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.barry-siegel.com/">Barry Siegel</a> joins us to talk about his new book: <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0805094156/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0805094156&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Manifest Injustice: The True Story of a Convicted Murderer and the Lawyers Who Fought for His Freedom</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0805094156" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p><p>In the book, Siegel chronicles the dramatic story of an Arizona man named Bill Macumber who, until his unexpected release from prison last November, had spent more than half his life behind bars.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56682 at http://wamc.org "Manifest Injustice" by Barry Siegel Vox Pop : What Does 'Freedom' Mean To You? : 7/3/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-what-does-freedom-mean-you-7312 <p>Today we&rsquo;re talking freedom &ndash; which, according to the dictionary, can mean exemption from external control, the power to determine action without restraint, or national independence.</p><p>That leads us to Independence Day, celebrated tomorrow on the Fourth of July, a day when we, as Americans, are supposed to celebrate our freedom as afforded by our fore fathers with the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 19:00:00 +0000 42397 at http://wamc.org