A presentation of excerpts from Daniel Hoffman’s latest book of poetry, The Whole Nine Yards. Among Hoffman’s many books are: Beyond Silence: Selected Shorter Poems 1948-2003 (2003); Darkening Water (2002); Middens of the Tribe (1995); Hang-Gliding from Helicon: New and Selected Poems, 1948-1988, winner of the 1988 Paterson Poetry Prize; Brotherly Love, (1981) a National … Continued
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Host Doug Henwood covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global.
After Doug Henwood's usual opening commentary on the economic news, Michael Lighty of the California Nurses Association joins Henwood to talk about the economic impact of the health care sector, and the effects of a transition to a single-payer system. In the second half-hour, economic journalists Nomi Prins and Max Fraad Wolff talk about the … Continued
David Bacon, author of Illegal People, and Michelle Wucker, author of Lockout (and director of WPI) on immigration; Sara Roy on the horrors of Gaza.
Doug Henwood comments on the ongoing financial crisis and the new Obama economic team (like good enviros, they're into recycling!). Richard Seymour, author of The Liberal Defense of Murder, on liberalism and imperialism. Bill Ayers, Barack Obama's "terrorist pal," talks about revolution, social change, education, and what it felt like to be a problem.