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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 - January 30, 2012 at 10:00am
Full coverage of Occupy Oakland Move In Day. Pamela Drake on why she is breaking up with Occupy Oakland. David Graeber and Andrej Grubacic in conversation.
Letters and Politics - January 26, 2012 at 10:00am
Details of the Obama administration's proposal to reduce spending on the military with Rebecca Griffin of Peace Action West. Historian John Lewis Gaddis on the life and times of the original cold warrior George Kennan.
Letters and Politics - January 25, 2012 at 10:00am
Thomas Frank, author of Pity the Billionaire. Aileen Alfandary from Cairo.
Letters and Politics - January 24, 2012 at 10:00am
After SOPA fight, did companies like Google & Wikipedia demonstrate unprecedented political power? We'll talk about it with Tim Wu, author of The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires. David Packman on State of the Union Address & GOP Primaries. Aileen Alfandary from Cairo.
Letters and Politics - January 23, 2012 at 10:00am
Diane Ravitch, former Education Assistant Secretary for the George HW Bush administration, on the privatization of K-12 education.
Letters and Politics - January 20, 2012 at 10:00am
Occupy the SF Financial Dist on Letters & Politics Friday Jan 20 2012. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
Letters and Politics - January 18, 2012 at 10:00am
CA Gov Jerry Brown's State of the State Address.
Letters and Politics - January 17, 2012 at 10:00am
Alice Ollstein, FSRN Congressional Correspondent, from Occupy Congress. Preview Occupy Wall St West & plans to shut down SF Financial District. Political scientist Alastair Smith on political power and how good policies may be bad politics.
Letters and Politics - January 12, 2012 at 10:00am
Link between Latin America and Iran with Ervand Abrahamian author of the book A Modern History of Iran and Miguel Tinker Salas, author of The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Society and Venezuela. Amir, author of Zahra's Paradise.
Letters and Politics - January 4, 2012 at 10:00am
Ralph Nader, Richard Cordray and Bob Benensen.