Guest: David Harvey is a Distinguished Professor of Anthropology & Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), the Director of Research at the Center for Place, Culture and Politics, and the author of numerous books, his latest is The Anti-Capitalist Chronicles. Professor Harvey has been teaching Karl Marx’s Capital for nearly 50 years. Follow him on … 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: Pamela Haag is an award-winning nonfiction writer, essayist, cultural commentator, and historian. She has written several books including The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture.
Part 1 – The Return of the Mass Shootings Guest: Patrick Blanchfield is a writer and journalist who writes about gun violence, trauma, and masculinity. He is also an associate faculty member at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. His book, Gunpower: The Structure of American Violence, will be released by Verso Books this coming … Continued
Part 1 – Access to the Ballot Box Guest: Steven Rosenfeld is the Editor and Chief Correspondent for Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute. Part 2 – Immigration at the Border Guest: Catherine Tactaquin, policy expert and analyst on immigration. She is the former director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee … Continued
Guest: Celine Parreñas Shimizu is Director of the School of Cinema at San Francisco State University. She is the author of The Hypersexuality of Race (2007), Straitjacket Sexualities (2012) and her latest, The Proximity of Other Skins: Ethical Intimacy in Global Cinema.Her films include The Celine Archive (2019), The Fact of Asian Women (2004) and Birthright: Mothering Across Difference (2009).
Guest: Viet Thanh Nguyen is a Vietnamese- American author. He is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim and MacArthur foundations. He is the author of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize The Sympathizer. He is also the author … Continued
Guest: Alice L. Baumgartner is assistant professor of history at the University of Southern California. She is the author of South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War.
Guest: Ernest Freeberg is a distinguished professor of humanities and head of the history department at the University of Tennessee. He is the author of three award-winning books, including The Age of Edison. His latest, A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement.
Part I – Protecting the Right to Organize Act Guest: Sylvia Allegretto is a labor economist and co-chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics at the University of California, Berkeley (CWED). CWED is a research center housed at the Institute for Researcher on Labor and Employment. Part II – A New Biden’s Presidency on Foreign … Continued
Guest: Bruce Levine is the bestselling author of four books on the Civil War era, including The Fall of the House of Dixie and Confederate Emancipation, which received the Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship and was named one of the top ten works of nonfiction of its year by The Washington Post. He is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Illinois.