Vietnam, Agent Orange! Souls of Poor Folk!

Fifty years later, babies in Vietnam are still being born disabled by U.S.-sprayed Agent Orange.  We hear what’s being done to take responsibility.  PLUS: a new report from the Institute for Policy Studies analyzes the deep roots and eternal impacts of poverty in the U.S.  We talk with Phyllis Bennis.  With host Kris Welch.

Robert Olen Butler, author of the novel “Perfume River,” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. Robert Olen Butler is the author of several novels and short story collections. His collection, “A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain” won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The author of sixteen novels and six collections of short stories, his best-known works focus on the legacy of Vietnam, either looking at the war itself or on its aftermath in Vietnam and in America.


Palestine! Vietnam! Uber!

Violence has increased in Palestine: we look at the causes, and the future.  Plus: peace activism was successful in ending the Vietnam War over 40 years ago.  Now activists  write about how they did it.  AND:how the sharing economy is ripping you off.  With host Kris Welch.