What should we expect in 2018 from President Donald Trump? Friday host Esty Dinur speaks with investigative journalist Allan Nairn about the national and international situation facing the United States after one year of Donald Trump’s presidency. They also reflect on Governor Walker’s policy changes going into an election year, and the role of media today. Mr. […]
Host Esty Dinur talks about national marijuana politics with Justin Strekal, Political Director for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), and about Californian cannabis farms being displaced by large corporations in Humboldt County with Dani Burkhart, treasurer for the Humboldt County Cannabis Chamber of Commerce.
What’s going on with Pacifica Radio Network? They have faced a financial crisis for years, stemming from paying rent to the Empire State Realty Trust, who house the transmitter for Pacifica station WBAI in New York. In 2016, a legal judgement allowed the Empire State Realty Trust to seize Pacifica’s assets if Pacifica was unable to […]
Friday host Esty Dinur speaks with Steve Rosenthal, Senior Fellow in the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center at the Urban Institute, about developments in the new tax plan. She also speaks with Shahid Buttar, Director of Grassroots Advocacy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation about what comes next with net neutrality.
Esty Dinur speaks with Terry Chapin, Professor of Ecology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He is one of thirty-seven Arctic wildlife scientists objecting to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in an open letter to Senator Lisa Murkowski (AKs) and Maria Cantwell (Washington). The proposed drilling is part of the GOP tax plan. We also hear […]
Friday host Esty Dinur speaks by phone with Michael Gerrard, Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School and Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, about the Enewetak Atoll — a nuclear waste site that, with rising seas, risks being submerged in the Pacific Ocean. In the second half, Esty speaks with […]