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Kristin Ohlson on mutualism and the powerful interspecies relationships tying ecosystems together
0:08 – Kristin Ohlson (@kristinohlson) discusses her latest book Sweet in Tooth and Claw.
0:08 – Dan Flores, A.B. Hammond Professor Emeritus of Western History at the University of Montana discusses his latest book Wild New World: The Epic Story of Animals and People in America.
0:08 – Deborah A. Miranda, an enrolled member of the Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation of the Greater Monterey Bay Area. She is Professor of English emerita at Washington and Lee University, where she taught literature of the margins and creative writing as the Thomas H. Broadus, Jr. Endowed Chair. Her mixed-genre memoir Bad Indians: A Tribal … Continued
0:08 – Jamie Susskind (@jamiesusskind), barrister and author of The Digital Republic: On Freedom and Democracy in the 21st Century.
On today’s show: 0:08 – We discover how wheat built and broke empires with Scott Reynolds Nelson (@nelsonhist), professor of history at the University of Georgia.
0:08 – Writer and artist James Bridle (@jamesbridle) discusses his new book Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for a Planetary Intelligence.
Protests in Peru; Plus UC academic workers unions are divided on tentative agreement
On today’s show: 0:08 – Javier Puente (@puentevaldivia), Chair of Latin American and Latiné Studies at Smith College, and author of The Rural State, about sociopolitical conflict in the Peruvian Andes. He joins us from Lima to discuss the latest on the Peru protests. 0:45 – Mark Woodall, physics graduate student at UC Merced and … Continued
“Every funeral is met with more protests” Negar Mortazavi on the Iran protests
On today’s show: 0:08 – We follow up on the protests in Iran with Negar Mortazavi (@NegarMortazavi), a journalist, political commentator, and host of the Iran Podcast. She joins us from Washington D.C. 0:33 – Sammy Roth (@Sammy_Roth), who covers energy for the LA Times and writes their weekly Boiling Point newsletter joins us to … Continued
Final House Committee Hearing on January 6 Capitol Riot; Plus Toxic Chemicals in Fish Promised to Native Tribes
On today’s show: 0:08 – Marcy Wheeler (@emptywheel), independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties at emptywheel.net. 0:20 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation magazine. 0:33 – Tony Schick, an investigative and data reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Science & Environment unit discusses toxic chemicals found in Pacific Northwest … Continued