with Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law at Yale University, renowned legal thinker, and the author of many books. His latest is The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era. About the book: In The Constitution Today, Akhil Reed Amar, America’s preeminent constitutional scholar, considers the biggest and most bitterly contested debates … Continued
Donald Trump worries that the November 8th election could be rigged against him. Investigative journalist Greg Palast thinks it could be rigged in his favor. We’ll speak with Palast today about his new documentary, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits. And, journalist Larry Bensky joins us to discuss … Continued
First, a debate over California Proposition 61, which would set new standards for drug pricing in California. We welcome Dan Johnston, Assistant Director Research Institute for Health and Socio-Economic Policy, National Nurses United, to represent the support for the proposition, and Kathy Fairbanks, Spokeswoman, No on Prop. 61 Coalition, to represent the opposition. then, Wazi Marét, Development & Administrative Coordinator … Continued
Tom Hayden (1939-2016) on Vietnam War: We Must Challenge the Pentagon on the Battlefield of Memory; “Just Another Version of You”: The Life, Art and Activism of Legendary TV Producer Norman Lear; TV Legend Norman Lear on the Black Panthers, Nixon’s Enemies List & What Gives Him Hope.
Soil is essential for terrestrial life on earth. And like so many other parts of the environment, it’s under threat, degraded in a world where it’s being built on, contaminated, and eroded. Geographer Salvatore Engel-DiMauro argues that soil also highlights the many problems that the left has with understanding both the social and scientific, or … Continued
Ralph talks to animal behaviorist Marc Bekoff about how animals think and feel and also to former heir to the Oscar Meyer fortune, Chuck Collins, about his book Born on Third Base: A One-Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good.
A tenth woman has gone public about Donald Trump sexually assaulting her, even as the GOP Presidential nominee continues to deny the crimes he’s being accused of. We’ll speak with activist and rape survivor Jane Piper about the issues of rape and sexual assault in this election campaign. And, Theo Padnos, an American journalist was … Continued
In the first half of the program host Mitch Jeserich holds a debate over the merits of rent control as an affordable housing strategy, with Joseph Tobener, the managing attorney at Tobener Law Center in San Francisco and a supporter of rent control and Wayne Rowland, President of the East Bay Rental Housing Association, and an opponent … Continued
Standing Rock: Police Arrest 120+ Water Protectors as Dakota Access Speeds Up Pipeline Construction; North Dakota: Water Protectors Erect New Frontline Camp Directly in Path of Dakota Access Pipeline; Actor Shailene Woodley On Her Arrest, Strip Search and Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance; Meet the Journalist Facing 45 Years in Jail for Filming Tar Sands Pipeline … Continued
Entrevista con David Cortés sobre su libro El Otro Rock Mexicano: Experiencias Progresivas, Sicodélicas, de Fusión y Experimentales.