power

7:50am

Fri September 19, 2014
Arts & Culture

Philosophy Talk asks what "Machiavellian" really means

Niccolò Machiavelli is best known for arguing that people in power should use deception, force, and manipulation if those tactics are necessary to achieve their ends. In an age of unscrupulous politics and ruthless business practice, shouldn't we be encouraging a move away from Machiavellian thinking? Then again, are we even sure that those "Machiavellian" views were really Machiavelli's? If not, what did he really think, and what might we learn from him?

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8:33am

Sat April 12, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Robert Greene, author of the 48 Laws of Power

I rarely have a guest make a repeat appearance, especially within a short time. But the listeners and I much enjoyed and benefited from Robert Greene's recent appearance to talk about his book Mastery, which profiles 50 people and what they did to obtain mastery.

His previous book is a true classic, The 48 Laws of Power and on the Apr 20, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, Robert Greene will be back to discuss it.

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11:53am

Wed February 5, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Robert Greene: Author of The Laws of Power, and Mastery

On the Feb. 16, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Robert Greene, author of the classic, The Laws of Power, as well as his new book, Mastery. In the latter he discusses the choices that successful people that were key to making them masters. 

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in San Francisco and worldwide on kalw.org. The podcast is available for a week on the NPR site and in perpetuity on this page.

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10:57am

Mon May 13, 2013
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES

Saturday morning - We're back on the air!

Dear KALW Listeners,

After a brief interruption of our broadcast at about 7am today, we're back on the air.  Enjoy!

Thanks,

Matt Martin

GM, KALW

12:00am

Thu August 16, 2012
US power grid

Today on Your Call: How does the electrical grid work in the US?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the US electric grid.  Recently, a power failure cut electricity to approximately 670 million people across Northern India.  Could the United States be susceptible to such a widespread outage?  How is our system structured?  What are its strengths and weaknesses?  How are we shifting to a more sustainable grid for our future power needs?  Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here.  Is our current system preventing a real shift to renewables?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


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