On Friday, May 17th, host Esty Dinur talked with investigative journalist Allan Nairn about U.S.-involvement in the Guatemalan genocide and Rios Montt’s crimes. Montt has recently been convicted for his crimes against humanity, but the involvement of many U.S. officials in the Reagan administration has yet to be recognized or prosecuted.
On Friday, May 10th, host Esty Dinur interviewed co-editors of the book “Beyond Belief: The Secret Lives of Women in Extreme Religions” Susan Tive and Cami Ostman. This book chronicles experiences of joining, living within, and leaving rigid, traditionalist, or extreme religions through a variety of women who chose to tell their true stories.
On Friday, May 3rd host Esty Dinur interviewed Flynt Leverett on his new book “Going to Tehran.” Co-authored with Hillary Mann Leverett, “Going to Tehran” offers a new perspective on our conflicting policies with Iran and proposes potential solutions. Copies of the book will be available during the upcoming pledge drive June 3rd-16th.
On Friday April 26th, host Esty Dinur interviewed film maker U. Roberto Romano about his film “The Dark Side of Chocolate.”
On Friday April 19th, host Esty Dinur started the show with a discussion about the Boston bombing and the Chechnya connection with Chip Berlet and Professor Uli Schamiloglu. During the second half of the program she interviewed Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, who was the keynote speaker at Isthmus Green Day on Saturday April 20th at the Terrace Community and Convention Center.
On Friday April 5th, host Esty Dinur spoke with Tom Prugh, co-director of the State of the World 2013 and State of the World 2014 projects.