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


  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