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.
Esty Dinur speaks with Lawrence Grossberg about our national culture of anxiety, alienation, and narcissism in the age of Donald Trump. He’s Professor of Media Studies & Cultural Studies at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and author of the new book Under the Cover of Chaos: Trump and the Battle for the American Right from Pluto Press and […]
Esty Dinur returns from her time away on assignment, straight into the first week of WORT’s winter pledge drive. Her guest is Professor Anitra Nelson, researcher in the Centre for Urban Research at RMIT University in Australia. Dr. Nelson recently wrote about the necessity of sustainable housing and shared living spaces in her book, Small Is […]
What should we expect in 2018 from President Donald Trump? Friday host Esty Dinur speaks with investigative journalist Allan Nairn about the national and international situation facing the United States after one year of Donald Trump’s presidency. They also reflect on Governor Walker’s policy changes going into an election year, and the role of media today. Mr. […]
Host Esty Dinur talks about national marijuana politics with Justin Strekal, Political Director for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), and about Californian cannabis farms being displaced by large corporations in Humboldt County with Dani Burkhart, treasurer for the Humboldt County Cannabis Chamber of Commerce.
What’s going on with Pacifica Radio Network? They have faced a financial crisis for years, stemming from paying rent to the Empire State Realty Trust, who house the transmitter for Pacifica station WBAI in New York. In 2016, a legal judgement allowed the Empire State Realty Trust to seize Pacifica’s assets if Pacifica was unable to […]