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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 - December 23, 2010 at 10:00am
Bruce Fein, former Deputy Attorney General, on Obama administration possible excecutive order for indefinite detention of GTMO detainees; William Thomas on the History of the Espionage Act; and Andrej Grubacic, author of Don't Mourn, Balkanize.
Letters to Washington - December 21, 2010 at 10:00am
Excerpts from the FCC hearing on "net nuetrality." Craig Aaron, of Free Press, on the FCC's vote for "net nuetrality." And Tim Wu, author of the book The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires.
Letters to Washington - December 20, 2010 at 10:00am
Christine Ahn, of the Korea Policy Institute, on the crisis in the Korean Peninsula; abd Edmund Morris author of Colonel Roosevelt.
Letters to Washington - December 9, 2010 at 10:00am
Ryan Singel, Wired.com, on Operation Payback; Excerpts of Bernie Sanders' filibuster on the Senate floor; Former CIGNA Exucutive turn whistleblower Wendell Potter.
Letters to Washington - December 6, 2010 at 10:00am
Dean Baker, Center for Economic Research and Policy on Capitol Hill's debate over tax cuts and unemployment benefits; Highlights from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on California's ban on same gender marriage; and Erwin Chemerinsky, author of the Conservative Assault on the Constitution.
Letters to Washington - December 2, 2010 at 10:00am
Ryan Grim of the Huffington Post on the House debate over Bush era tax cuts; Tom Hayden on Julian Assange; and HW Brands, author of American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism 1865-1900.
Letters to Washington - December 1, 2010 at 10:00am
Highlights from the President's Commission Deficit hearing; Report from Leigh Ann Caldwell on the Commission's recommendations; Analysis of the recommendations with Richard Wolff, professor emeritus of economics at University of Massachusetts; and analysis of European economic crisis...