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Letters and Politics - April 30, 2012 at 10:00am
May Day round table with folks from Occupy Los Angeles, San Francsico & Oakland and immigrant rights organizers and journalists.

Letters and Politics - April 27, 2012 at 10:00am

Letters and Politics - April 26, 2012 at 10:00am
Arun Gupta, founding member of Indypendent & Occupy Wall St Journal, on the state of the Occupy Movement. Kieth McHenry, founder of Food Not Bombs.

Letters and Politics - April 25, 2012 at 10:00am

Letters and Politics - April 24, 2012 at 10:00am
Live report from protest at Wells Fargo shareholders meeting. Legal analysis of Supreme Court hearing on SB 1070.

Letters and Politics - April 23, 2012 at 10:00am
This week on Capitol Hill with Alice Ollstein of Free Speech Radio News. David Solnit on Wells Fargo Shareholders meeting. A report on Occupy the Farm in Albany. Ken Jennings on artificial intelligence.

Letters and Politics - April 20, 2012 at 10:00am

Letters and Politics - April 19, 2012 at 10:00am
With this week marking the 2nd anniversary of the BP oil spill off the Gulf Coast, we'll be in conversation with Abrahm Lustgarten, he covers energy issues for Pro Publica and he is author of the book Run to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deep Water Horizon Disaster. Ira Shapiro on the Senate...

Letters and Politics - April 18, 2012 at 10:00am

Letters and Politics - April 17, 2012 at 10:00am
Simon Johnson, professor of economics at MIT, former Chief Economist the IMF and author of the book White House Burning. Tom Mueller on the olive oil industry.

Letters and Politics - April 16, 2012 at 10:00am
Jeffrey Clements on the history of campaign finance reform.

Letters and Politics - April 13, 2012 at 10:00am
Analysis of the Summit of the Americas with Miguel Tinker Salas professor of Latin American history at Pomona College. As Iranian and US diplomats begin a new round of conversations this weekend, we'll be in conversation with Trita Parsi who has written a book about the behind the scenes...

Letters and Politics - April 12, 2012 at 10:00am
Kathy Tactaquin,Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrants and Refugee Rights. Angela Chan, Staff Attorney, Criminal Justice Reform Program. Jonathan Martinez, one of 5 students walking across the country for the DREAM Act. Justin Cox, attorney with ACLU working on challenges to Al

Letters and Politics - April 11, 2012 at 10:00am
Adele Stan, of Alternet on GOP Primary. Iain Boal, author of West of Eden, on the history of communes.

Letters and Politics - April 10, 2012 at 10:00am
Peter Van Buren, who lead reconstruction efforts in Iraq, is on the brink of being fired by the State Department after blowing the whistle on billions of dollars in wasted funds. Dave Zirin on the suspension of baseball manager Ozzie Guillen due to remarks about Fidel Castro. Sunita Patel of CCR...

Letters and Politics - April 9, 2012 at 10:00am
Richard Lee, founder of Oaksterdam University. Oliver Villar, author of the book "Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: US Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia."

Letters and Politics - April 6, 2012 at 10:00am
Sylvia Allegretto, labor economist, on new labor report. Activists arrested at Lawrence Livermore Lab. Dava Sobel on Copernicus.

Letters and Politics - April 5, 2012 at 10:00am
Conversation with Dorothy Roberts, professor of law and bioethics and of the book Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics and Big Business Re-create Race in the 21st Century.

Letters and Politics - April 4, 2012 at 10:00am

Letters and Politics - April 3, 2012 at 10:00am
-Rachel Maddow -Further coverage of DEA raid on Oaksterdam University.

Letters and Politics - April 2, 2012 at 10:00am
-Alley Bohm of the ACLU on new report of police surveillance of phone cell records. -Live report from Oaksterdam University raid. -Live conversation with Scott Crow, anarchist organizer and co-founder of Common Ground Collective. -Live report from inside 888 Turk St that Occupy SF has occupied.

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