On today’s show, Esty Dinur looks at Gina Haspel, the controversial nominee to become the permanent Director of the CIA who had her confirmation hearing this week, and who has faced intense criticism over her involvement in torture at a CIA black site in Thailand in 2002. First, she speaks with journalist Brett Wilkins, who […]
In a split show, host Esty Dinur speaks with two journalists about the recent refinery explosion in Superior, WI. What has developed since last week? Danielle Kaeding is a reporter at the Superior Bureau of Wisconsin Public Radio, and Jimmy Lovrien is a reporter for the Duluth News Tribune. Then, she turns to the issue […]
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.