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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 and Politics - November 29, 2011 at 10:00am
Congress takes up two controversial measures to curb on-line privacy, the Senate debates detainee provisions & Lim Lehrer.
Letters and Politics - November 28, 2011 at 10:00am
Senate considers controversial changes to policies governing "enemy combatants." UC Davis holds Campus Strike. Criminologist Luis Fernandez on Policing the Occupy Movement. Report from climate change talks in Durbin, South Africa.
Letters and Politics - November 22, 2011 at 10:00am
Andrew Feinstein, author of The Shadow World: Inside The Global Arms Trade
Letters and Politics - November 21, 2011 at 10:00am
Ryan Grim, Capital Hill Correspondent for Huffington Post, on the Super Committee. Occupy Oakland and San Francsico Shawn Gaynor, of the San Francisco Bay Guardian, on policing tactics towards the Occupy Movement. David Enders on protests in Cairo Egypt. Sam Husseini on being suspended from the
Letters and Politics - November 17, 2011 at 10:00am
Esther Armah's coverage of Occupy Wall St. Arun Gupta of the Indypendent. Ernesto Arce reports from Occupy LA. CA State Comptroller John Chiang.
Letters and Politics - November 14, 2011 at 10:00am
Occupy Oakland Raid. Russian Revolution w/ Anthony D'Agastino.
Letters and Politics - November 11, 2011 at 10:00am
Occupations and encampments on US soil have a long tradition in this country. Today, on Veterans Day, we’ll be in conversation about the Bonus Army with historian Paul Dickson. In the midst of the Great Depression 45,000 veterans from WWI descended upon the Nation's Capitol.
Letters and Politics - November 10, 2011 at 10:00am
Occupy Oakland; U C Berkeley occupy protest last night with guests Aimee Allison, Judith Shen and Hatem Baziam.
Letters and Politics - November 9, 2011 at 10:00am
A Primer on the Italian & Greek Economic Crisis. CA Students begin Occupations on campuses across the state.
Letters and Politics - November 8, 2011 at 10:00am
Oakland journalist gets arrested while covering protests and claims she and others were sexually harassed while in custody. Conversation with economist Jeffrey Sachs.
Letters and Politics - November 7, 2011 at 10:00am
John Nichols of the Nation Magazine. Occupy Wall St people's hearing on Goldman Sach's.
Letters and Politics - November 4, 2011 at 10:00am
Letters and Politics - November 3, 2011 at 10:00am
Round table discussion with activists from Occupy Oakland: Clarence Thomas of ILWU, Nel Myhand, Anthony Owens and Minister Monique.
Letters and Politics - November 2, 2011 at 10:00am
Letters and Politics live from Occupy Oakland General Strike with Mitch Jeserich. 2 Hours.
Letters and Politics - November 1, 2011 at 10:00am
Presidents of 3 Major Labor Unions about Oakland's General Strike. A student activist and labor historian as well.