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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 - May 31, 2010 at 10:00am
Adam Shapiro of the Free Gaza Movement; AMJAD SHAWA, Coordinator of PNGO, the Palestinian NGO Network; Jan St Onge, wife of a passenger on the flotilla; and Robert Naiman, Just Foreign Policy.
Letters to Washington - May 24, 2010 at 10:00am
Can tougher regulations prevent another crisis on Wall St? Today we take a step back and look at the origin of the economic crisis, the notion that regulations can prevent another crisis and how both Wall St and the left have politically positioned themselves in the crisis's fall out...
Letters to Washington - May 21, 2010 at 10:00am
We'll look at the final product and find out what happened last night with Robert Weissman, President of Public Citizen, and Jane Darista, of the Committee for Economists and Analysts for Financial Reform.
Letters to Washington - May 20, 2010 at 10:00am
Update on Senate finance bill w/ Rob Johnson; Mexico's President Felipe Calderon addresses a joint session of Congress. Guest: John Ackerman of La Jornada; and Bill Moyers anti-war speech given in front of the West Point Military Academy.
Letters to Washington - May 19, 2010 at 10:00am
Analysis of Tuesday's primaries w/ Bob Benenson; and Students protesting for DREAM Act at Sen McCain's office face deportation. Guest: Isabel Garcia w/ Coalicion de Derechos Humanos.
Letters to Washington - May 17, 2010 at 10:00am
Update on Senate financial reform bill with Jane Darista; and Jack Weatherford on his book the History of Money.
Letters to Washington - May 12, 2010 at 10:00am
Excerpts and Analysis on the Pres Obama and Karzai press conference; A close look at consumer protections in the Senate Financial Regulatory bill; and Analysis of Greece's debt crisis.
Letters to Washington - May 10, 2010 at 10:00am
Pres. Obama nominates Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court; and Roundtable: Marjorie Cohn, a professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Nan Aaron, President of Alliance for Justice. Scott Horton, Harpers Magazine.
Letters to Washington - May 7, 2010 at 10:00am
UC Berkeley Labor Economist Sylvia Allegreto on new unemployment data; the latest on the elections in the UK; the struggle between Pres Obama and Congress over NASA's budget.; and Eric Klein has a special report on the state of political cartoons.
Letters to Washington - May 6, 2010 at 10:00am
Sen Lieberman intros bill to strip alleged terror suspects of US citizenship; the FCC category change of the internet; Naomi Fowler of FSRN on British elections; and James Kwak, co-author of the book 13 Bankers...
Letters to Washington - May 5, 2010 at 10:00am
Michael Ratner on the Times Square car bomb dynamic; Bob Benenson of Congressional Quarterly on Tuesday's primaries; and Guatamalan human rights activists Helen Mack Chang and international human rights attorney Almudena Bernabeu about their efforts to hold former military officials responsible...