Guest: Dr. Keisha N. Blain is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad  interests in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and  Women’s and Gender Studies. She is an Associate Professor of History at the University of  Pittsburgh and the president of the African American Intellectual History Society.  She is the author of … Continued


Part I. Biden Continues Supporting the War on Gaza Guest: Stephen M. Walt is the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University.  He is the author and coauthor of several such books, including The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy; and  The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy co-authored with John J. Mearsheimer. He is … Continued


Guest: Gregg Mitman is the Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. An award-winning author and filmmaker, his recent films and books include The Land Beneath Our Feet;  Breathing Space: How Allergies Shape Our Lives and Landscapes; and his latest, Empire of Rubber: Firestone’s Scramble … Continued


Part I. Aid State: Elite Panic, Disaster Capitalism, and the Battle to Control Haiti Guest: Jake Johnston is a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., and the author of Aid State: Elite Panic, Disaster Capitalism, and the Battle to Control Haiti. Part II. Poverty and Homelessness at Home  Guests: Tiny Lisa … Continued


Guest: Héctor Lindo-Fuentes is Professor Emeritus of History at Fordham University. He is the author of several books including Weak Foundations: The Economy of El Salvador in the Nineteenth Century 1821-1898;  Remembering a Massacre in El Salvador: The Insurrection of 1932, Roque Dalton, and the Politics of Historical Memory; and his most recent, co-authored with Erik Ching, Modernizing … Continued


Guest: John Nichols is the national affairs correspondent for The Nation Magazine. He is the author of several books including his latest co-written with Senator Bernie Sanders “It’s OK to Be Angry About Capitalism.”  His Latest piece in the Nation is: The Only Way Trump Stays on the Ballot Is if the Supreme Court Rejects … Continued


Part I. Immigration Politics of an Election Year Guest: Todd Miller is an independent journalist, border policy expert, and author of several books including Border Patrol Nation, Storming the Wall, Empire of Borders, and his latest Build Bridges, Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders. Part II. A History of the War on Immigrants: The … Continued