Guest: Steven Rosenfeld is the Editor and Chief Correspondent for Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute. Photo by Elliott Stallion on Unsplash
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: David Cay Johnston is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and editor-in-chief of DC Report and author o the book The Making of Donald Trump.
Guest: Peter Irons is a political scientist, constitutional historian, civil rights attorney, and former prisoner of conscious, as well as professor emeritus of political science at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of several books including A People’s History of the Supreme Court: The Men and Women Whose Case and Decisions Have Shaped … Continued
Part 1: What the Senate confirmation process looks like and the parliamentary tactics available to democrats to try to delay the confirmation until after elections. Guest: Caren Morrison is Associate Professor of Law, Georgia State University. She wrote the piece Can Trump and McConnell get through the 4 steps to seat a Supreme Court justice … Continued
Guest: John Burris is a Civil Rights attorney specialized in police misconduct and excessive force cases. He represents families of victims of police brutality in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Guest: Kali Akuno, co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson. He is also one of the initiators of the People’s Strike and co-editor the book Jackson Rising.
Guest: Robert O. Paxton, the Mellon Professor Emeritus of Social Science at Columbia University and author of The Anatomy of Fascism.
Host Mitch Jeserich compares the legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the legacy of Thurgood Marshall and outlines the political battles ahead. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons. Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States, Photographer: Steve Petteway
Guest: Sonia Shah, science journalist and author of The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move.
Part I: Senator Sherrod Brown on Congress and Financial Aid. Guest: Sherrod Brown is Ohio’s senior U.S. senator and a leading progressive voice in Congress. Myths of Free Trade: Why American Trade Policy Has Failed, and his latest, Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America Part II: An exploration of the relationship between Trump … Continued