Guest: Stephanie Kelton is a professor of economics and public policy at Stony Brook University. She is a leading expert on Modern Monetary Theory and a former Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee. Author of The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy.
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: Manisha Sinha, the James L. and Shirley A. Draper Chair in American History at the University of Connecticut and author of The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition.
Guest: Sonia Shah is a science journalist and contributor to the Nation Magazine. She is the author of PANDEMIC: Tracking Contagion from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, and most recently, The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move. Her latest article in the Nation is It’s Time to Tell the … Continued
Part 1: The Letter Published by Harper’s. Guest: Jeet Heer, co-signer of the Letter and national affairs correspondent at the Nation Magazine and author of the article The Left Needs to Reclaim Free Speech. Harper’s Letter on Justice and Open Debate Billy Bragg’s Response Part 2: The Intelligence of Birds (Re-air) Guest: Jennifer Ackerman, author … Continued
Guest: Thomas Frank, historian, writer and journalist. Author of many books including What’s the Matter with Kansas and his latest The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism. For more about Thomas Frank’s work visit his website at tcfrank.com
Part I: The Clemency of Roger Stone & COVID-19 in Prison. Guest: Hadar Aviram, Thomas Miller Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of the Law. Her latest book is Yesterday’s Monsters: The Manson Family Cases and the Illusion of Parole. Part II: Using the Obama Administration’s Playbook for Occupy for BLM Protests Today. Guest: … Continued
Guest: Marilyn Chase, a journalist and teacher, and the author of The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco. She covers medical science and health care focusing on infectious-disease outbreaks and bioterrorism. She is the author of the book The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco. Her latest book is … Continued
Guest: Federico Finchelstein is Professor of History at the New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College and author of Brief History of Fascist Lies.
Guest: Bess Williamson is Associate Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the author of the new book Accessible America: A History of Disability and Design. Click Here for Transcript
Guest: Tiny Lisa Gray Garcia, co-founder of Poor News Magazine, poverty scholar and co-editor of The Po’ People’s Survival Guide thru COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the Virus of Poverty. Guest: Leroy Moore, po’ poet, founder of Krip Hop Nation and co-editor of The Po’ People’s Survival Guide thru COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the Virus of Poverty.