Guest: Douglas W. Tallamy is is the TA Baker Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware. He is the author of several books including Bringing Nature Home which was awarded the 2008 Silver Medal by the Garden Writers’ Association; the New York Times bestseller, Nature’s Best Hope: … Continued
Letters and Politics
10:00 AM Pacific Time: Monday-Thursday
Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
Guest: David Graeber, renown anthropologist, one of the original Occupy Wall St activists and author of the books Debt: The First 5,000 Years. Feature photo: Wikimedia commons.
Guest: Jack Weatherford is the author of the book The History of Money. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World, The Secret History of the Mongol Queens, and The History of Money, … Continued
Guest: Reza Zarghamee is and environmental lawyer and history author. He is the author of acclaimed book Discovering Cyrus: The Persian Conqueror Astride the Ancient World (Iran’s Age of Empire). Feature image: Cyrus the Great, the founder and first king of the Persian Empire on Wikimedia commons
Guest: Emily Wilson is a professor of classical studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the first woman who translated the ancient Greek epic story, The Odyssey by Homer, into the English language.
Guest: Kent H. Dixon is a translator, a writer, and Emeritus Professor of English at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. Translated into English and presented as a graphic novel, this version of The EPIC OF GILGAMESH is a father/son project by scholar and translator Kent H. Dixon and his son, the comix artist Kevin H. Dixon, who … Continued
Guest: James C. Scott is Sterling Professor of Political Science and co-director of the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale University. He is the author of the book Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States. Photo credit: Bluemoose – CC BY-SA 3.0, on Wikimedia commons
Guest: Dave Zirin is the sports editor at the Nation and author of the book THE KAEPERNICK EFFECT: Taking a Knee, Changing the World.
Occupy Wall Street’s 10th Anniversary Guest: Arun Gupta is a founding editor of the Indypendent magazine and was a founding editor of the Occupy Wall Street Journal. He wrote the piece Occupy Wall Street Trained a Generation in Class War. He is also a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York and … Continued
Guest: Adam Tooze is a professor of economic history at Columbia University and the author of Crashed, winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, The Wages of Destruction, and his latest, Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s Economy.