Guest: Mike Davis, renown radical scholar and writer. He is the author of The Monster Enters: Covid-19, Avian Flu and the Plagues of Capitalism (The book is available exclusively from www.orbooks.com). Mike Davis is also co-author with Jon Wiener of Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties.
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: Cal Winslow, a labor activist and educator, is Director of the Mendocino Institute and a retired fellow in environmental history at U.C. Berkeley. Author of Radical Seattle: The General Strike of 1919.
Guest: Peter Fritzsche, professor of history at the University of Illinois and author of the book Hitler’s First Hundred Days: When Germans Embraced the Third Reich.
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 … Continued
Guest: James W. Loewen, renowned sociologist who has been working on removing Confederate statues for more than 20 years. He is the author of the best seller Lies My Teacher Told Me. His latest book is a memoir Up the Creek, with a Paddle: Tales of Canoeing and Life.
Guest: Nick Estes is a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe. He is an Assistant Professor in the American Studies Department at the University of New Mexico. Host of the The Red Nation Podcast. Author of the book Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous … Continued
Guest: John Nichols is the Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine. His latest book is The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace’s Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics. Maureen Ferran is Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Viral Researcher at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Guest: Zachary D. Carter is a senior reporter at HuffPost, where he covers Congress, the White House, and economic policy. He is the author of the book The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes.
Guest: Tim Madigan is veteran journalist an award-winning writer. For many years he covered the history of the Greenwood Massacre for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He is the author of The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. To find more about Tim Madigan’s writings visit his website: timmadigan.net Photo Source: … Continued
Guest: Heather Cox Richardson is Professor of History at Boston College. She is the author of West from Appomattox, and To Make Men Free. Her latest is How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America. She writes Letters from an American, daily newsletter about the … Continued