Today, Kathleen Stephenson talks with Dr. Helen Caldicott, who has devoted the last 35 years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction. She'll discuss her current work and her new book, Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer.
Northwest Vets for Peace host a special Membership Edition of this show. Their guests are Jose Vasquez, from Iraq Veterans Against the War and Aaron Glantz, co-author with Iraq Veterans Against the War of the new book Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan.
Host Marlene Smith speaks with Thomas Frank about his new book, "The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule." And at 10 her guest is Ron Suskind, author of "The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism."
A special one-hour Membership Drive Edition on the financial crisis. Theresa interviews Robin Hahnel, professor emeritus of economics at American University and currently visiting at Portland State University. Hahnel's most recent books are "Panic Rules!: Everything You Need to Know About the Global Economy," "The ABCs of Political Economy: A Modern Approach," and "Economic Justice and Democracy: From Competition to Cooperation."
Per Fagereng hosts this program starting off our special Peak Oil Day programs. His guests include analyst, author and activist Antonia Juhasz, whose new book is "The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry - And What We Must Do to Stop It."
Michelle Schroeder Fletcher and Kathleen Stephenson host a look at really good recent political books. We'll hear excerpts from recent interviews with Barbara Ehrenreich, author of This Land Is Their Land; Andrew Bacevich, author of The Limits of Power; Jane Mayer, author of The Dark Side; Katherine Gun, the subject of the book, The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War; and many more.
On the Road with America's Poor: An Interview with Kath Weston
How far can you get on two tacos, one Dr. Pepper, and a little bit of conversation? What happens when you're broke and you need to get to a new job, an ailing parent, a powwow, college, or a funeral on the other side of the country? And after decades of globalization, what kind of America will you glimpse through the window on your way?