LISTEN TO THIS SHOW ONLINE – SUBSCRIBE TO PODCAST Our year-in-review show features, first, IRAQ:the Forever War. DEXTER FILKINShas covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001 for the New York Times. Filkins describes “an arid, hopeless policy” in an unforgettable book: The Forever War. (originally broadcast 9/17/08)
Obama and History: ERIC FONERcomments — he teaches American history at ColumbiaU., and is the author of many books, most recentlyOur Lincoln. His recent essay in The Nation, “Rooted in Reconstruction,” explores the history of black politics in America.(originally broadcast 11/5/08)
Politics in 2008: DAVID CORN, Washington bureau chief of Mother Jones, reviews the year in politics – and considers the future of the Republicans.(originally broadcast 12/17/08)
Your Minnesota Moment: it looks like AL FRANKEN will win the Minnesota Senate contest — and that Republicans in the Senate will try to block seating him. Details at TPM Election Central.
Living in the USA
Talking about politics, thinking about the Left.
The podcast “Living in the USA” is the online version of “Living in the USA” at KPFK radio, hosted by Jon Wiener and broadcast live Thursdays at 3pm at 90.7FM in LA, also streaming live at www.kpfk.org