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Philosophy Talk: Camus and the Absurd

Nov 6, 2020

Is life really just like a rock you keep pushing up a hill so it won't roll back over you?

TODAY 3 PM (PDT) join us for an encore broadcast of a special program featuring French folk artist Gabriel Yacoub on KALW’s Folk Music & Beyond.  He talks about his role as founding member of Malicorne, the band that spearheaded the French folk revival of the 1970s. This program includes highlights from Malicorne’s classic recordings and Yacoub’s solo work. 

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we're discussing the outbreak of covid-19 in France. Following Italy and Spain, France imposed a nationwide lockdown this week banning people from leaving home except to work, receive medical care or buy food. More than 7,500 people have been infected with the virus in France.



On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the upcoming election in France. We’ll also discuss the US Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to approve the final phase of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, following Donald Trump’s executive order.

Celebrate International Women's Day as John and Ken explore the life and thought of the French feminist philosopher.

Our special guest this Saturday is French  musician Gabriel Yacoub, the talented singer-guitarist who  spearheaded the French folk revival movement of the 70's and 80's with his band Malicorne.  This is an encore broadcast from 2003, featuring musical selections from Malicorne's albums and songs from Gabriel Yacoub's solo recordings.