Guest: Dr. Margaret Bordeaux is Research Director of the Program in Global Public Policy and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. She is Co-chair of the Berkman Klein Center, Policy Practice: Digital Pandemic Response Working Group at Harvard University, and an Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the Division of Global Health Equity. Her … 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.
Part I – The Future of the U.S. and the Global Economy Under a Biden Administration. Guest: Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate in economics, University Professor at Columbia University, and chief economist of the Roosevelt Institute. His latest book is People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent. Part II … Continued
Guest: Miguel Tinker-Salas is Leslie Farmer Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of History and Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at Pomona College. He is the author of several books including The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela and Venezuela: What Everyone Needs to Know. photo: Bernardo Ramonfaur on Unsplash
Guest: Steven S. Smith is the Kate M. Gregg Distinguished Professor of Social Science and Director of the Weidenbaum Center at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author or coauthor of numerous articles and books, including Politics Over Process and The Senate Syndrome: The Evolution of Procedural Warfare in the Modern U.S. Senate and The Party Influence … Continued
Part 1 – The Immigration Crisis in Central America and the Migrant Caravans Seeking Refuge Guest: Arturo J. Viscarra is staff attorney for CHIRLA’s International Programs. Part 2 – The Immigration Policies Under the New Biden Administration Guest: Catherine Tactaquin is an immigration policy expert and co-founder of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. … Continued
I – The Biden Administration’s Economic Recovery Act. Guest: Robert Pollin is Distinguished Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He is author of several books, his latest co-author with Noam Chomsky is Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of … Continued
Guest: Manisha Sinha is the James L. and Shirley A. Draper Chair in American History at the University of Connecticut and a leading authority on the history of slavery and abolition and the Civil War and Reconstruction. She is the author of several books including The Counterrevolution of Slavery: Politics and Ideology in Antebellum South Carolina … Continued
Guest: Peniel E. Joseph, historian of the Black Power Movement and author of The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. He is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and professor of history and the founding director of the … Continued
Part 1: The Far Right Mob at the Capitol and Online Guest: Talia Lavin is a journalist author of the book Culture Warlords: My Journey Into the Dark Web of White Supremacy. Part 2 – The Future of National Security in the US Guest: Karen Greenberg is the Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham … Continued
Direct from the US House of Representatives, KPFA brings you the proceedings on a vote to impeach President Donald Trump, with hosts Brian Edwards Tiekert and Mitch Jeserich Guest: Ruth Conniff is Editor-in-Chief of the Wisconsin Examiner and Editor-at-Large for The Progressive Magazine.