Today we bring you another two-part episode! First, we hear from members of The Left Berlin about the rise of neo-Nazism and fascist groups in Germany. Then, an update on the future of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid with Nancy Altman, president of Social Security Works.
For today’s episode, we opened up the phone lines to hear from listeners. Over the course of the hour, Esty and the callers talk about Standing Rock and indigenous rights, water justice, climate change, sustainability, clean energy, and creating the world we want to live in. “I’m so grateful for something like WORT, where I […]
Today’s episode features women on the front lines of water and land justice in the United States. First, we get updates from Anne White Hat, an activist and water protector who was arrested for protesting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline at the L’Eau Est La Vie Camp, a resistance camp in Louisiana. On the second part of […]
On today’s pledge drive edition, Esty does a deep dive into Donald Trump’s connections to Vladimir Putin and the Russian mafia with Craig Unger, author of House of Trump, House of Putin. Craig Unger is the former deputy editor of The New York Observer and editor-in-chief of Boston Magazine. He is a regular contributor at Vanity […]
On today’s pledge drive edition, we’re in conversation with Peter Phillips, author of Giants: The Global Power Elite. In the process of his research, Phillips realized that there was “one giant cluster of world capital centered and controlled by just a few hundred people.” Throughout the course of the hour, he and Esty dive into the […]
On today’s episode, Esty catches up with H. Bruce Franklin about his latest book, Crash Course, in which he details the historical and cultural implications of the Vietnam War and how it set in motion the perpetual, global wars waged by the U.S. up through the present day. H. Bruce Franklin is a professor of […]