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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, 2014 at 10:00am
Nick Turse, author of Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam. Jane Gleeson White, The History of book keeping.
Letters and Politics - January 28, 2014 at 10:00am
LBJ's State of the Union Address 50 years ago with Sasha Abramsky, author of the book "The American Way of Poverty." And Pacifica Radio Archives' The Ballad of Pete Seeger.
Letters and Politics - January 23, 2014 at 10:00am
We speak to Russian scholar Stephen Cohen, professor emeritus at New York University & Princeton University, about the political crisis in the Ukraine and its geo-political implications. Columbia University Neuroscientist Carl Hart, author of High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery.
Letters and Politics - January 22, 2014 at 10:00am
The legal history of Roe v Wade with Jessica Mason Pieklo, adjunct professor of law and legal analyst with RH Reality Check. Sports report with Samori Benjamin.
Letters and Politics - January 21, 2014 at 10:00am
Shahid Buttar of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee and Cindy Cohn of the Electronic Frontier Foundation on President's NSA reforms. Darwin BondGraham and Ali Winston on the surveillance program the Domain Awareness Center in the California City of Oakland.
Letters and Politics - January 16, 2014 at 10:00am
Craig Aaron, President of Free Press. Matthew Heberger, Research Associate with the Water Program at the Pacific Institute in Oakland.
Letters and Politics - Richard Wolff - January 15, 2014 at 10:00am
Laleh Khalili, author of the book Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies
Letters and Politics - January 14, 2014 at 10:00am
Economist Richard Wolff on Marxism and the economic trends of 2013 and 2014.
Letters and Politics - January 13, 2014 at 10:00am
William Gould, former Chair of the National Labor Relations Board, on the Supreme Court hearing of the case NLRB Vs. Noel Canning Hugh Wilford, author of America's Great Game, on the history of the CIA in the Middle East.
Letters and Politics - January 9, 2014 at 10:00am
Matthew Fox, former Catholic priest and author of Letters to Pope Francis. Edwidge Danticat, author of Claire of the Sea Light.
Letters and Politics - January 8, 2014 at 10:00am
50 Year Anniversary of LBJ's War on Poverty Address with Annelise Orleck, professor of history at Dartmouth College and Sharon Parrott with the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.
Letters and Politics - January 7, 2014 at 10:00am
In conversation about the rise of Al Qaeda in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon with Fawaz Gerges, the former director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics, and Vijay Prashad, the Edward Said Chair at American University in Beirut.
Letters and Politics - January 6, 2014 at 10:00am
John Nichols of the Nation Magazine. Abdullahi Gallab, professor of African Studies at Arizona State University, on the conflict in and history of Sudan.
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