On the first half of the show, host Esty Dinur speaks with international affairs expert Kamal Dib about the implications of Emmanuel Macron’s state visit this week, and the United States – French policy toward Syria. Dib is a Canadian university economist, researcher, and author, and he specializes on the social, political, and historical context […]
Esty Dinur speaks with Greg Palast, a provocative muckracker and writer for The Guardian and Rolling Stone. He talks about the erosion of voting rights, the 2016 election, a recent contempt of court order against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, and his recent documentary, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
What’s the history of global capitalism, and how has the United States shaped global economic policy? What caused the financial crisis, and how was it able to send shockwaves throughout the world? And what should we make of trade agreements, particularly with recent statements made by Donald Trump? Our guest is Leo Panitch, a distinguished […]
Esty Dinur hosts an open line, and receives a slew of calls. Listeners called in about chicken little-ism, marching in the streets, the commons, eminent domain, and the Takings Clause, and concerns about environmental disasters and climate change.
Esty Dinur speaks with Lawrence Grossberg about our national culture of anxiety, alienation, and narcissism in the age of Donald Trump. He’s Professor of Media Studies & Cultural Studies at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and author of the new book Under the Cover of Chaos: Trump and the Battle for the American Right from Pluto Press and […]
Esty Dinur returns from her time away on assignment, straight into the first week of WORT’s winter pledge drive. Her guest is Professor Anitra Nelson, researcher in the Centre for Urban Research at RMIT University in Australia. Dr. Nelson recently wrote about the necessity of sustainable housing and shared living spaces in her book, Small Is […]