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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 - February 13, 2013 at 10:00am
We spend the hour on the state of the country with economists Sylvia Allegretto and Max Fraud Wolff, journalists Arun Gupta, Aura Bogado, Adele Stan and John Nichols and labor activist Bill Fletcher.
Letters and Politics - February 12, 2013 at 10:00am
Former Chair of FDIC Sheila Bair, author of Bull By the Horns
Letters and Politics - February 11, 2013 at 10:00am
As President Obama prepares for his State of the Union Address tomorrow night, we talk to filmmaker Michael Kirk who has just finished a Frontline documentary chronicling the series of budget fights on Capitol Hill. We also speak to the former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve Alan Blinder.
Letters and Politics - February 6, 2013 at 10:00am
Neil Barofsky, former Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program and author of Bailout: How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street.
Letters and Politics - February 5, 2013 at 10:00am
Examining the state of manufacturing in the United States and trade with Ben Beachy; Excerpts from the House Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration; The History of the US/Mexico Border with Rachel St John.
Letters and Politics - February 4, 2013 at 10:00am
Conversation about technology and jobs with Andrew McAfee, author of the book Race Against the Machine. Rare interview with civil rights icon Rosa Parks with Pacifica Station KPFA's Sydney Roger.