Fall Fund Drive News & Public Affairs Special Programming

As usual, we’ll have many one-of-a-kind and special news and public affairs programs during our Fall 2020 Fund Drive.

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An interview with David Whyte

Sun, Oct 11 at 12:30 pm – with Duncan Campbell and Maeve Conran on Living Dialogues

A conversation with poet, author, speaker and organizational thinker David Whyte.

David Barsamian: Retargeting Iran

Mon, Oct 12 at 8:35 am – with Maeve Conran on A Public Affair

David Barsamian joins us to talk about his latest book “Retargeting Iran.”

Alan Watts Musical Mashup

Tue, Oct 13 at 9:00 am – with Alan Watts

A selection of Alan Watts musings that have been combined with music for an extra special listening experience.

Thomas Frank: The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism

Wed, Oct 14 at 8:35 am – with Sam Fuqua on A Public Affair

Best-selling author Thomas Frank talks about his latest book that argues everything we think we know about populism is wrong. Today “populism” is seen as a frightening thing, a term pundits use to describe the racist philosophy of Donald Trump and European extremists.

Alternative Radio Exclusive with David Barsamian

Wed, Oct 14 at 6:00 pm – with Maeve Conran on Alternative Radio

Join David Barsamian, host of Alternative Radio, an award-winning public affairs program providing information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media.

Radio Nibbles Bumper Edition

Thu, Oct 15 at 8:35 am – with John Lehndorff and Maeve Conran on Radio Nibbles

John Lehndorff shares food waste tips and we’ll review our year of programing on food waste. Special guests include local farmers and restaurateurs along with special foodie thank you gifts!

An Interview with Shadi Ramey author of Hemp Cookbook

Thu, Oct 15 at 3:00 pm – with Dave Ashton on Metro

Shadi Ramey talks about her new cookbook featuring a collection of gluten free and vegan recipes centered around hemp.

Tom Burgis – author of KLEPTOPIA

Thu, Oct 15 at 6:00 pm – with Liz Lane on It’s The Economy

In his book KLEPTOPIA, award-winning investigative journalist Tom Burgis weaves together four stories that reveal a global web of corruption: the troublemaker from Basingstoke who stumbles on the secrets of a Swiss bank, the ex-Soviet billionaire constructing a private empire, the righteous Canadian lawyer with a mysterious client, and the Brooklyn crook protected by the CIA.

Andreas Karelas – author of Climate Courage

Fri, Oct 16 at 8:35 am – with Fiona Foster on Connections

A conversation with Andreas Karelas on his book “Climate Courage: How Tackling Climate Change Can Build Community, Transform the Economy, and Bridge the Political Divide in America”, where he discusses how Americans can take action in their own communities and unite across the political spectrum in pursuit of solutions to climate change.