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Pacifica's Mitch Jeserich hosts “Letters & Politics,” a look at burning political issues and debates, and their historical context, within the US and worldwide.
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Letters to Washington - March 31, 2010 at 10:00am
Tyson Slocum of Public Citizen on Obama's plan for off-shore drilling; Obama's nomination of Goodwin Lui to the 9th circuit court of appeals; Goodwin Lui, Pres Obama's nominee to the federal bench, on judicial philosophy; and Joan Biscupic on her biography of Antonin Scalia.
Letters to Washington - March 29, 2010 at 10:00am
Steve Levin discusses Moscow's metro bombings; Making sense of the Iraqi political landscape; and Victory for Labor as Craig Becker is appointed to the NLRB.
Letters to Washington - March 26, 2010 at 10:00am
US & Russia strike a deal on nuclear weapons; New Obama initiative to address home foreclosures; ACORN closing its offices; and UC Berkeley Student Body Pres vetoes measure concerning divestment of Israel.
Letters to Washington - March 25, 2010 at 10:00am
Senate showdown on reconciliation bill with Ryan Grim of the Huffington Post; Congress begins hearings on FCC Broadband plan; and Congress begins hearings on the legality of drone attacks.
Letters to Washington - March 24, 2010 at 10:00am
Israeli PM Netanyahu's talks w/ Pres Obama; History of Israeli/Palestinian negotiations; companies that serve the Israeli military.
Letters to Washington - March 23, 2010 at 10:00am
Detail account of how health care reform will effect you with Peter Harbage of University Southern California. Aand analysis on Google Vs China with Arvind Ganesan, Director of Human Rights Watch's Business and Human Rights Program and Ezra Gottheil, Senior Analyst at Technology Business Research.
Letters to Washington - March 16, 2010 at 10:00am
Glenn Greenwald on healthcare & the Israel/US row; analysis of Iraqi election; and latest Hatian reconstruction.
Letters to Washington - March 12, 2010 at 10:00am
A conversation about the impact of Vice President Joe Biden's visit to the middle east; and Doctors Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett on their book, The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger.
Letters to Washington - March 11, 2010 at 10:00am
Highlights from House debate on Afghanistan; The history of Presidential War Powers; and The History of Money.