Guest: John Nichols is the Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine. He is the author of several books including his latest, “The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace’s Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics”. His latest piece in the Nation is The Election Isn’t Over Until Trump’s Gone: A decisive early … 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: Eric J. Segall is the Ashe Family Chair Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law. He is the author of Supreme Myths: Why the Supreme Court is Not a Court and its Justices are Not Judges, and his latest, Originalism as Faith.
Guest: Robert M. Alexander is a professor of political science and founding director of the Institute for Civics and Public Policy at Ohio Northern University. He is the author of Representation and the Electoral College.
Part 1. The economy, the Stimulus package, and unemployment Guest: Sylvia Allegretto is a labor economist and co-chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics at the University of California, Berkeley (CWED). CWED is a research center housed at the Institute for Researcher on Labor and Employment. Part 2. The latest elections in … Continued
Guest: Edward J. Watts, the Alkiviadis Vassiliadis Endowed Chair and Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of The Final Pagan Generation: Rome’s Unexpected Path to Christianity. PHOTO: Arturo Rey
When President Theodore Roosevelt took on the biggest corporate interest of the day. Guest: Susan Berfield, award-winning investigative reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg News. She is the author of the book The Hour of Fate: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Battle to Transform American Capitalism. Photo by Library of Congress on Usplash
Guest: Rick Perlstein is a historian and the author of Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus, Nixoland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America, The Invisible Bridge, and his latest Reaganland: America’s Right Turn 1976-1980.
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 First Came the Hurricane, Then Came the Campaign of Terror. Photo by Edwin … Continued
Guest: Sanford Levinson, professor at the University of Texas Law School and the University of Texas at Austin Department of Government. The author of many books on the U.S. Constitution and co-author of Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel
Guest: Richard Kreitner is a contributing writer to the Nation magazine. He is the author of the new book Break It Up: Secession, Division, and the Secret History of America’s Imperfect Union.