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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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Supreme Court's Ruling on Health Care Reform Special - June 28, 2012 at 12:00pm
A report on the Supreme Court's ruling on Health Care Reform. Listener call-ins. With host Mitch Jeserich and guest Chris Stehlik.
Letters and Politics - June 25, 2012 at 10:00am
Analysis of Supreme Court decision on Arizona's immigration law SB 1070 with Gabriel Chin, professor of law at UC Davis, and Isabel Garcia with the Arizona based Derechos Humanos. Analysis of Supreme Court's decision to NOT reconsider Citizens United with Robert Weissman, President of Public...
Letters and Politics - June 20, 2012 at 10:00am
Congress to vote on holding AG Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. Any Kroll on the 40 struggle over money in politics. Live report from Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland where an occupation enters its 6th day.
Letters and Politics - June 19, 2012 at 10:00am
Media Benjamin author of Drone Warfare. Gerald Horne, professor of history and African American Studies at the University of Houston, on the history of Juneteenth.
Letters and Politics - June 15, 2012 at 10:00am
Dreamers Occupy Obama HQs in Oakland as Obama announces new immigration policies. Report from Cairo. Interview with Vijay Prashad. Update on CA Budget.
Letters and Politics - June 14, 2012 at 10:00am
In 1838 the British East India Company amassed an enormous army and invaded Afghanistan. Four years later, in full retreat, Britain was handed the same fate as Darius the Great, Alexander the Great and later the Soviet Union. Today we’ll talk about what became known as the First Anglo-Afghan War
Letters and Politics - June 13, 2012 at 10:00am
JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies on Capitol Hill. William Black, former lead investigator in the S&L scandal of the 1980's.
Letters and Politics - June 12, 2012 at 10:00am
Joseph Stiglitz, American economist and a professor at Columbia University.
Letters and Politics - June 8, 2012 at 10:00am
Anthony D'agostino is a professor of history at San Francisco State University. In a new book called The Rise Global Powers, D'agostino explores why the major imperial powers over the last 100 years expand as far as they can until they collapse.
Letters and Politics - June 7, 2012 at 10:00am
Economist Dean Baker on Fed Chair Ben Bernanke's Congressional testimony. Carne Ross, former UK Diplomat, on the nature of power and diplomacy in a post 9/11 world.
Letters and Politics - June 6, 2012 at 10:00am
A.G. Block on the CA primary results; Will Allen on Urban Farming; The play Aftermath.
Letters and Politics - June 5, 2012 at 10:00am
John Nichols of the Nation Magazine on the recall vote of Scott Walker in Wisconsin. Adrian Burgos Jr on Latin America baseball players in the Negro Leagues.