Guest: Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus at University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Visiting Professor at the New School University in New York. His recent work has concentrated on analyzing the causes and alternative solutions to the global economic crisis. His latest books is Understanding Socialism. Richard Wolff is the founder of the … 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: Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor, of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, Emerita, at New York University. She is also a Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University and the author of several books including Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health. Her most recent is Unsavory Truth: How … Continued
Guest: Professor Linda Bilmes is Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Public Finance at Harvard Kennedy School. She was Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of the US Department of Commerce during the Clinton administration. She has co-authored multiple books, including The Three Trillion Dollar War (with Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz). … Continued
Guest: Dr Eric Feigl Ding (@DrEricDing) is an award winning epidemiologist, health economist and nutrition scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is also an advocate for public health and health justice. His public policy work focuses on the intersection of epidemiology and behavioral economics, and has influenced many government guidelines. Guest: … Continued
Guest: David A. Hopkins is Associate Professor of Political Science at Boston College who specializes in the study of American political parties, elections, Congress, and voting behavior. He is the author of Red Fighting Blue: How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics. Guest: Norman Solomon is a journalist, media critic and progressive activist … Continued
Guest: Karen Greenberg is the Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law. Author of several books, her latest is Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink. Guest: Robert Pollin is Distinguished Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of … Continued
Guest: Dr. Jeremy Brown is an emergency physician and the author of Influenza: The Hundred-Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History. He is the director of the Office of Emergency Care Research at the National Institutes of Health. He has a recent piece in the Atlantic called The Coronavirus Is No 1918 Pandemic.
Guest: Adele Stan is a columnist for the American Prospect and the editor of Right Wing Watch. Guest: Nayomi Munaweera, award winning writer of the novel Island of a Thousand Mirrors and What Lies Between Us. She writes mostly about the perils of living in a female body in the midst of misogynistic patriarchy. She … Continued
Guest: Matt Grossmann is a Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research at Michigan State University. He is author of several books including Asymmetric Politics and his latest Red State Blues: How the Conservative Revolution Stalled in the States. Guest: DD Guttenplan, Editor of the Nation magazine. … Continued
Guest: Geoffrey Cowan, Professor at the University of Southern California and author of the book Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary