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Trans Pacific Partnership agreement; Ben Beachy,Research Director with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch Have You Seen Marie? ; Sandra Cisneros , trail-blazing Chicana author who launched her career with The House on Mango Street has a new illustrated book out called Have you seen Marie?
Meteorologist Jan Null on the “atmospheric river” weather pattern hitting California this weekend, how a more prolonged version once turned the central valley into a 6,000-square mile lake, and how climate change could make the next one even worse. Sonali Kolhatkar interviews Alternet.org editor Adele Stan about the unbearable whiteness of the GOP: 19 white … Continued
On the bid for recognition of Palestinian statehood at the UN: Yousef Mounayyer, executive director of The Jerusalem Fund Ian Williams, UN Correspondent for Tribune Magazine, and senior analyst for Foreign Policy in Focus On the Climate Talks in Doha: Mijin Cha, senior analyst at Demos On the competing marriage cases before the Supreme Court: … Continued
The World Bank has a new report out painting an apocalyptic vision of what climate change holds for our future — we’ll discuss it with a vice-president at the bank, and ask why her organization’s still funding coal-fired power plants. Sonali Kolhatkar discusses the geopolitics of the standoff with rebels in the Democratic Republic of … Continued
Now that Democrats control a ⅔ supermajority in both chambers of the California legislature, they theoretically have the power to roll back years of cuts to schools and services by raising taxes — but will they? We’ll talk to Robert Cruikshank of Calitics.com and Lenny Goldberg of the California Tax Reform Association about the policy … Continued