Nation Magazine honors Mitch Jeserich

The Nation Magazine has named Letters & Politics, MOST VALUABLE RADIO SHOW on their Progressive Honor Roll for 2016. Congratulations to Mitch for the well deserved recognition! Here’s what the Nation had to say about the show: Veteran broadcaster Mitch Jeserich started a radio program called Letters From Washington to chronicle the first 100 days of … Continued



February 22 2017

RICHARD WOLFF

“An Evening of Lucid Economics and Caustic Wit” Hosted by Anita Johnson

KPFA



Mindful Pedagogy

Much of middle school and high school education is mind-numbing, with students being taught to the test, based on a rigid curriculum that elevates breadth over depth and memorization over critical inquiry.  How might it be done differently?  Educator Ira Rabois spent almost three decades teaching secondary students at an alternative public school.  He discusses … Continued

Against the Grain

Inaugural protests: this is only the beginning

Women will be marching all over the globe in Saturday, to protest what the new administartion in Washington could mean to rights.  We talk with organizers.  PLUS; before, and beyond, Saturday, Rising actions are underway.  We hear more.  With host Kris Welch.

Talkies

Repealing the Affordable Care Act

On today’s show, we discuss the implications of repealing the Affordable Care Act with William H. Dow (Kaiser Permanente Professor of Health Economics at the University of California, research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and previous senior economist for health at the White House Council of Economic Advisers).   Source: Wikimedia.commons

Letters and Politics

Mindful Pedagogy

Much of middle school and high school education is mind-numbing, with students being taught to the test, based on a rigid curriculum that elevates breadth over depth and memorization over critical inquiry.  How might it be done differently?  Educator Ira Rabois spent almost three decades teaching secondary students at an alternative public school.  He discusses … Continued

Against the Grain

Repealing the Affordable Care Act

On today’s show, we discuss the implications of repealing the Affordable Care Act with William H. Dow (Kaiser Permanente Professor of Health Economics at the University of California, research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and previous senior economist for health at the White House Council of Economic Advisers).   Source: Wikimedia.commons

Letters and Politics

Trump Attacks Civil Rights Icon John Lewis on MLK Weekend

Trump Attacks Civil Rights Icon John Lewis on MLK Weekend; Watch Lewis Recall Bloody Sunday 1965; Insane Clown President: Matt Taibbi Chronicles Election of “Billionaire Hedonist” Donald Trump; Special Report: Obama’s Controversial Policy of Immigrant Family Detention Could Expand Under Trump.

Democracy Now

Inaugural protests: this is only the beginning

Women will be marching all over the globe in Saturday, to protest what the new administartion in Washington could mean to rights.  We talk with organizers.  PLUS; before, and beyond, Saturday, Rising actions are underway.  We hear more.  With host Kris Welch.

Talkies

Arts-Waves – January 16, 2017: Rick Moody

Rick Moody is the author of several novels, the most recent of which is Hotels of North America, a series of fictional on-line reviews about hotels and places where people sleep. Rick Moody is known for pushing the novel in new directions, both seriously and comically, and is the author of works such as The Five Fingers of Death and The Ice Storm. He is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.

Arts-Waves on Cover to Cover


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