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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 - August 29, 2013 at 10:00am
Democratic Representative Barbara Lee on potential attack on Syria. Eugene Rogan, Director of The Middle East Center at St Antony's College, on the history of Syria.
Letters and Politics - August 27, 2013 at 10:00am
We'll go through who all the players in the Syrian conflict with journalist Reese Ehrlich...author of the forthcoming book Syria's Uprising: Assad, the Rebels and US Policy. Andres Conteris on his 51 day hunger strike is solidarity of California prisoners.
Letters and Politics - August 26, 2013 at 10:00am
Conn Hallinan, of Foreign Policy in Focus, on a possible US attack on Syria and the history of chemical weapons. Peter Ludlow, professor of Communications at Northwestern University, on the case of Barrett Brown and the government's crackdown on hackers.
Letters and Politics - August 22, 2013 at 10:00am
Pratap Chatterjee, executive director of CorpWatch, on the technology and money behind digital surveillance. Lauren McNamara "Zinnia Jones" on Chelsea Manning.
Letters and Politics - August 21, 2013 at 10:00am
Full coverage of Bradley Manning sentencing
Letters and Politics - August 20, 2013 at 10:00am
The British government forces the destruction of The Guardian newspaper computers that contained Edward Snowden's documents.
Letters and Politics - August 19, 2013 at 10:00am
Robert Lehrman, who just wrote a cover piece for the Christian Science Monitor called The new age of algorithms: How it affects the way we live. But first, some House Republicans are threatening to shut down the government if the Affordable Care Act is not repealed. We'll speak to Politico's David
Letters and Politics - August 15, 2013 at 10:00am
Noam Chomsky on the recently released documents showing he was being watched by the CIA during the 1970s. Michael Lange on the Nat Turner Slave Revolt.
Letters and Politics - August 14, 2013 at 10:00am
Guests: Journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous in Cairo and middle east scholar Hatem Bazian. Later in the show we speak to podcaster Dan Carlin about NSA surveillance.
Letters and Politics - August 13, 2013 at 10:00am
Sylvia Allegretto, Labor Economist at UC Berkeley. Radley Balko, author of the book Rise of the Warrior Cop The Militirization of America's Police Forces.
Letters and Politics - August 12, 2013 at 10:00am
Elizabeth Goitein is co-director of the Liberty and National Security program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law. Daniel Sheehan, constitutional lawyer who litigated cases concerning the Pentagon Papers.
Letters and Politics - August 8, 2013 at 10:00am
Arjun Makhijani, president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, on the Fukushima radio active water contamination in the Pacific Ocean. Guardian columnist Gary Younge.
Letters and Politics - August 7, 2013 at 10:00am
Analysis of Russian/US relations with Fred Weir, Moscow-based correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, and Anthony D'Agostino, Russian Scholar at San Francisco State University. Former Senator Mike Gravel.
Letters and Politics - August 6, 2013 at 10:00am
Richard Wolff on the political economy of a BART Strike. Robert McChesney on the sale of the Washington Post.
Letters and Politics - August 5, 2013 at 10:00am
Fawaz Gerges on the US Embassy closures. Daniel Ellsberg reflects on Snowden & Manning.
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