Part 1. The Politics Behind Confirming Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Guest: John Nichols is National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation and author of several books including Coronavirus Criminals and Pandemic Profiteers: Accountability for Those Who Caused the Crisis. Part 2. Sentencing Child Pornographers Guest: Alissa Ackerman is a professor of criminal justice at CSU Fullerton … Continued


Guest: Bill Weinberg is an award-winning 30-year veteran journalist in the fields of human rights, indigenous peoples, drug policy, ecology and war.  He is the author of Homage to Chiapas: The New Indigenous Struggles in Mexico (Verso Books, 2000), among other books.  He covers world affairs as he describes from a dissident-left point of view on his website … Continued


Guest: Dr. Gerald Horne holds the Moores Professorship of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston.  His research has addressed issues of racism in a variety of relations involving labor, politics, civil rights, international relations and war. He is the author of several books including his latest, The Dawning of the Apocalypse: … Continued


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 including his latest, Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of Saving the Planet, co-authored with Noam Chomsky.   Photo by Giovanni Gagliardi on Unsplash


Guest: Vijay Prashad is the Director of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research which describes itself as an international, movement-driven institution focused on stimulating intellectual debate that serves people’s aspirations.  He is also the author of such books as The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World and The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of … Continued