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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 - September 22, 2010 at 10:00am
Robert Fisk and Tariq Ali.
Letters to Washington - September 17, 2010 at 10:00am
Anand Gopal, independent journalist in Kabul, on Afghanistan's election. Luis Francia, author of A History of the Philippines.
Letters to Washington - September 15, 2010 at 10:00am
William Hartung, weapons expert with New America Foundation, on US Arms deal with Saudi Arabia. Bob Benenson of Congressional Quarterly on the primary elections. Philip Dray, author of There Is Power In A Union.
Letters to Washington - September 13, 2010 at 10:00am
-Leigh Ann Caldwell of Free Speech Radio News takes a look at the week ahead on Capitol Hill. -David Lightman of the McCLatchy Newspapers on how the midterm election will effect the remaining work days in Congress and vice versa. -Miguel Tinker Salas, professor of Latin American history at Pomona
Letters to Washington - September 10, 2010 at 10:00am
Excerpts from President Obama's press conference and reaction.
Letters to Washington - September 9, 2010 at 10:00am
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the government may sneak on to your property and place a GPS device on your car to conduct survellience without a warrant. The case could go to the Supreme Court as the country grapples with civil liberties and technology...
Letters to Washington - September 8, 2010 at 10:00am
As President Obama continues stumping for his economic proposals announced this week, we'll be in conversation with renown radical economist Richard Wolff, professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts.. We'll talk about the fight for the economy here at home and the fight in Europe as...
Letters to Washington - September 3, 2010 at 10:00am
Daniel Levy, former mid-east peace negotiator, recaps this week's talks between Abbas and Netanyahu. Labor Economist Sylvia Allegretto on the new unemployment data. Journalist Aaron Glantz reflects on the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Letters to Washington - September 2, 2010 at 10:00am
-Tyson Slocum of Public Citizen on the Mariner Energy oil rig explosion in the Gulf Coast. -Highlights from mid-east talks. In conversation with William Quandt, former Security Council Member with the Nixon and Carter administrations who participated in the Camp David talks and Israeli Egyptian..
Letters to Washington - September 1, 2010 at 10:00am
Palestinian Parliamentary member Mustafa Barghouti on the Israeli/Palestinian talks. More analysis on the talks with Nawaz Gerges, professor of Middle East history at London School of Economics and Eugene Rogan who heads the Middle East studies department at St Anthony's college in Oxford...