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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 - December 20, 2011 at 10:00am
Astra Taylor and Keith Gessen, co-editors of Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America, Sara Morgan, editor of the Oakland Occupy Tribune, and Anne Emanuel, author of Elbert Parr Tuttle: Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution.
Letters and Politics - December 19, 2011 at 10:00am
Paul Liem, Korea Policy Institute on the death of Kim Jung Il. Jeff Patterson, of Courage to Resist, from the pre-military trial of Bradley Manning.
Letters and Politics - December 16, 2011 at 10:00am
Exploring Occupy/Labor dynamic with labor historian Stanley Aronowitz and labor journalist Evan Rohan. Remembering Christopher Hitchens.
Letters and Politics - December 14, 2011 at 10:00am
GTMO's historic role in US Imperialism with Jonathan Hansen, author of Guantanamo: An American History. Also latest details of controversial provisions in the Defense Authorization Act and unemployment extension with Alice Ollstein, FSRN Capitol Hill Correspondent
Letters and Politics - December 13, 2011 at 10:00am
Juan Gonzalez: News for All the People.
Letters and Politics - December 12, 2011 at 10:00am
Coverage up and down the West Coast as the Occupy Movement attempts to shut down the ports.
Letters and Politics - December 9, 2011 at 10:00am
Senate Republicans block nomination of Richard Cordroy to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Analysis of international climate change talks with Brian Edward Tiekert Native Americans raise concern about the term "Occupy" in the Occupy Wall St Movement. Michael Steele on Afghanistan.
Letters and Politics - December 8, 2011 at 10:00am
Round table discussion on Occupy Movements plan to shut down west coast ports on Monday. Boots Riley of the Coup, Barucha Peller, Leo Ritz Barr & Ali.
Letters and Politics - December 7, 2011 at 10:00am
Congress takes up tax payroll holiday, Mumia Abu Jamal's death sentence is changed to life without parole and labor historian Sean Burns on the epic labor struggles on the docs.
Letters and Politics - December 6, 2011 at 10:00am
In conversation with Frances Fox Piven, report on climate change talks from Durbin, South Africa and History of Science series with Dava Sobel on Copernicus.
Letters and Politics - December 5, 2011 at 10:00am
Episode 1 of series on History of Science. Stephen Greenblatt, Swerve: How the World Became Modern.