On Friday March 8th, Esty Dinur hosted a split show featuring two authors. During the first half of the program she spoke with Cecile Pineda about her book, “Devil’s Tango: How I Learned the Fukushima Step by Step.” During the second half of the program Esty spoke with George Ciccariello-Maher about his book, “We Created Chávez” about the life and legacy of Hugo Chavez.
On Friday March 1st, host Esty Dinur brought listeners two impressive guests to discuss labor rights and progressive politics. For the first half of the show she spoke with author, scholar and activist Noam Chomsky. For the second half of the hour she spoke with labor rights activist Bill Fletcher.
On Friday February 22nd, host Esty Dinur interviewed author and journalist David Kirby about his book Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity. He is the author of Evidence of Harm, which was a New York Times bestseller, winner of the 2005 Investigative Reporters and Editors award for best book, and a finalist for the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, and Animal Factory, an acclaimed investigation into the environmental impact of factory farms.
The U.S. Postal Service has announced it will end Saturday home delivery of letters and other first-class mail, but will still deliver packages, starting in August. Host Esty Dinur interviewed Dr. Gray Brechin, founder of the Living New Deal Project, on the fate of the USPS.
On Friday February 1st, host Esty Dinur spoke with author Sam Pizzigati about his book, “The Rich Don’t Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900–1970.”
On Friday January 25th, host Esty Dinur opened the phone lines up to WORT listeners, so that you could take the mic and discuss issues that matter to you. Listen to the show: