Guest: Richard Wolff is professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York City. His latest book is The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself. … Continued
Letters and Politics
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Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
Guest: Hilary Holladay is a biographer, novelist, poet, and scholar of modern and contemporary American literature. She is a former director of the Jack and Stella Kerouac Center for American Studies and professor of English at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell. Holladay is the author of several books, her most recent is The Power … Continued
Guest: Robert M. Alexander is a professor of political science and founding director of the Institute for Civics and Public Policy at Ohio Northern University. He is the author of Representation and the Electoral College. Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash.com Click Here to Support KPFA
Guest: Judith Flanders is a social historian. She is a senior research fellow at the University of Buckingham. Her books include the bestselling The Invention of Murder, Inside the Victorian Home, and her latest, A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order. Click Here to Support KPFA
Guest: Aaron Glantz is a Peabody Award-winning radio, print and television journalist. He is a senior reporter at Reveal and the author of several books including his latest, Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream. Click … Continued
Guest: Ruth Ben-Ghiat is a historian, educator, and commentator. She is a professor of history and Italian studies at New York University. She is the author of several books including her latest, Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present. Click Here to Support KPFA
Part 1: The Second Stimulus Package Guest: John Nichols is the Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine. He is the author of several books including his latest, The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace’s Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics. His latest piece in the Nation is Crooked David Perdue … Continued
Guest: Maureen Ferran is Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and viral researcher at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York State. Photo by Daniel Schludi on Unsplash
Guest: John Fabian Witt is the Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law and History at Yale, where he serves as Head of Davenport College. He is author of the Bancroft Prize–winning Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History, his latest book is American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19.
Part 1 – Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy and National Security Picks Guest: Jonathan Guyer is Managing Editor at The American Prospect. He has written for the New Yorker, NYT, and Paris Review, and reported from the Middle East for six years. His latest piece is The Lucrative Afterlife of a Trump Official: Trump’s former appointees … Continued