September 25, 2005

Barbara Ehrenreich, author

This week our guest is Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed. Ehrenreich has just released a new book, Bait and Switch, which examines the experiences of the white-collar unemployed.

September 18, 2005

Jeff Cohen of FAIR

This week our guest is Jeff Cohen of FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting). Our scheduled guest, George Galloway MP, was unable to appear due to flight delays.

September 04, 2005

Aaron Glantz, reporter

Aaron Glantz, reporter for Pacifica radio. He has recently released a book, How America Lost Iraq, based on on-the-ground reporting from Iraq.

August 07, 2005

Dave Zirin, author

Dave Zirin. Mr. Zirin's new book, What's my Name, Fool? traces the history of the links between sports, politics and resistance. The book, published by Haymarket Books, covers issues of race, class and gender in American sports. Mr. Zirin is the editor of the Prince George's Post, for which he writes the weekly column Edge of Sports.

July 24, 2005

David Roediger, professor

David Roediger of the history department at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, he teaches the history of race and class in the United States. We will be discussing his latest book, Working Toward Whiteness, which focuses on the early 20th century to recount how American ethnic groups now considered white, such as Italian-, and Jewish-Americans, once occupied a confused racial status in their new country. Roediger's earlier book, The Wages of Whiteness, is a now-classic text examining similar issues in the 19th century.


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