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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 - March 29, 2012 at 10:00am
For 60 years Selma James has been a powerful Marxist and Feminist writer and activists. She wrote the classic The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community. She founded the International Wages for Housework Campaign, she is the first spokesperson of the English Collective of Prostitutes...
Letters and Politics - March 28, 2012 at 10:00am
In conversation with renown social movement historian George Katsiaficas. We talk about global uprisings of today and the past... including the birth of the Black Bloc.
Letters and Politics - March 27, 2012 at 10:00am
The History of the Commerce Clause with Erwin Chemerinsky Dean of the School of Law at the University of California, Irvine. Leroy Moore of Krip Hop Nation.
Letters and Politics - March 26, 2012 at 10:00am
Today the US Supreme Court begins 3 days of oral arguments over the health care reform law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. We explore the major issues that the Court will look at and what it will mean for you with Ken Jacobs of UC Berkeley. We talk to Silicon Valley Marketer Jason..
Letters and Politics - March 21, 2012 at 10:00am
Debate: Fukashima One Year Later. Arjun Makhijani is president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research. Jesse Jenkins, an energy analyst at the Breakthrough Institute.
Letters and Politics - March 20, 2012 at 10:00am
Karen Ho is a professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota whose study of interest is Wall St. She is the author of the book Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street. She joins us to talk about the fallout from former Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith’s resignation published in ...
Letters and Politics - March 15, 2012 at 10:00am
UK Prime Minister David Cameron & Pres Obama's presser/Afghanistan and analysis from Robert Naiman of Just Foreign Policy. Adele Stan of Alternate on the GOP primaries. Dave Zirin on sports and politics.
Letters and Politics - March 13, 2012 at 10:00am
Conn Hallinan, of Foreign Policy in Focus, on US policy in Afghanistan and Syria. Tristan Anderson and Gabrielle Silverman on the 3rd anniversary of Tristan being shot by Israeli Border Police.
Letters and Politics with Guest Hosts Laura and Diana - March 8, 2012 at 10:00am
Women of Occupy roundtable discussion, live report from a women's march on BofA, one woman's fight against today's scheduled foreclosure on her home and an update on the California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. Today's show is hosted by our producers Laura Prives and Diana Martinez.
Letters and Politics - March 7, 2012 at 10:00am
Is the GOP Heading Towards Brokered Convention in Tampa? We'll ask long time political correspondent Bob Benenson. And John Nichols, of the Nation Magazine, on Dennis Kucinich's loss in the Democratic Primary.
Letters and Politics - March 6, 2012 at 10:00am
Jamelle Bouie, at The American Prospect, author of the article titled The Complete Idiot's Guide to Super Tuesday. Students Occupy the CA State Capitol. Lenny Goldberg, Director of the California Tax Payers Association.
Letters and Politics - March 5, 2012 at 10:00am
Broadcasting live at Occupy Education demo at the State Capitol in Sacramento. Two hour special broadcast. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.