Guest: Jacqueline Jones is the Ellen C. Temple Chair in Women’s History and the Mastin Gentry White Professorship in Southern History at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the winner of the Bancroft Prize for Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow. Her latest book is Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American … Continued
Letters and Politics
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Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
Guest: Louis S. Warren is the W Turrentine Jackson Professor of Western U.S. History at U.C. Davis. He is the author of the book author of Buffalo Bill’s America, American Environmental History, and most recently, God’s Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America. Featured image: The Ghost Dance of 1889–1891 … Continued
Guest: John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review and professor of sociology at the University of Oregon. He has written widely on political economy and is an expert on environmental sociology. He is the author of several books including Marx’s Ecology: Materialism and Nature (2000), The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences (with Fred Magdoff, 2009), The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the … Continued
Guest: Jack Weatherford is a renown scholar on Genghis Khan . He argues in his book, Genghis Khan and the Quest for God, that Genghis Khan inspired Thomas Jefferson for the Freedom of Religion principle.
Guest: Bess Williamson is Associate Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the author of the new book Accessible America: A History of Disability and Design. photo: AbsolutVision via Unsplash
Guest: Gordon H. Chang is the Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities and Professor of History at Stanford University, where he also serves as Director of the Center for East Asian Studies and co director of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project. He is the author of Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of … Continued
Guest: Peniel E. Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written several books on African American including Stokely: A Life. Feature image: Wikimedia commons
Guest: Aviva Chomsky is a professor of history and the coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State University. She is the author of several books, including Undocumented, They Take Our Jobs!, and most recently, Central America’s Forgotten History: Revolution, Violence, and the Roots of Migration.
Guest: Nobuko Miyamoto is a third-generation Japanese American songwriter, dance and theater artist, and activist, and is the Artistic Director of Great Leap. Her work has explored ways to reclaim and decolonize our minds, bodies, histories, and communities, using the arts to create social change and solidarity across cultural borders. Two of Nobuko’s albums are part of the … Continued
Part 1 – The Infrastructure Package Guest host Max Pringle talks to David Dayen. Guest: David Dayen is the executive editor of The American Prospect. He is the author, most recently, of Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power. You can find his most recent posts on prospect.org. Part 2 – How American … Continued