Investigative reporter Greg Palast joins Esty Dinur to discuss Trump’s budget, “Trumponomics,” and voter suppression in the United States. His work has appeared on BBC Television, The Guardian, and Rolling Stone Magazine. His new film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, based on his New York Times bestselling books, […]
Rachel Levinson-Waldman, senior fellow at the Brennan Center and co-author of the recent paper “The Islamophobic Administration“, talks to Jan Miyasaki about the Trump administration’s attempts at Muslim bans and “extreme vetting”.
“They do not understand that we grieve the loss of our child. Not only is the child in prison, but you are vilified for supporting them.” If you have children who are incarcerated, how do you stay engaged in a relationship with them? How does their circumstance affect your parenting? What kind of support do […]
The U.S. has more than 800 military bases and installations worldwide, costing in excess of $150 billion per year. According to David Vine, author of “Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World” and Associate Professor of Anthropology at American University in Washington, DC, discusses how these bases benefit the authoritarian […]
How do issues of racial equity play into food access? Sub host Anjali Misra discusses this and food system security with Lexa Dundore, a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin Master’s Program in Urban and Regional Planning. Dundore spent the past few years working on issues of food system racial equity based on her […]
Is your organic food really “organic?” Joining us by phone to talk about his ongoing investigations of organic agriculture is Washington Post reporter Peter Whoriskey. He works on projects in business, healthcare, and health. Farmers hoping to benefit from the advantages of being USDA-organic certified go through a long, costly process to become a certified […]