1) Sasha Abramsky, author and regular contributor to The Nation magazine, discusses his recent article, “The Latest Trump Indictment Is the One That Really Counts.”
2) Nadine Farid Johnson, managing director of PEN America Washington talks about the Pen America and Penguin Random House federal lawsuit that challenges the removal and restriction of books from libraries in the Escambia County, Florida school district and its wider implications.
3) James Risen, best-selling author and national security correspondent for The Intercept, discusses his article, “The Right’s Anti-Vaxxers Are Killing Republicans.”
4) Amy Wynn, executive director of the American Mural Project, which is the largest indoor collaborative artwork in the world, discusses the project’s origins, contributing artists and opportunities to see the mural in Winsted, CT.
Monday, August 7 at 8:00 PM and in the WPKN archive.
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Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse welcomes Steven T. Newcomb (Shawnee, Lenape), who is internationally recognized for his more than four decades of research and writing on the origins of federal Indian law and international law. They’ll discuss the Doctrine of Christian Discovery, which was formally repudiated by the Vatican in March 2023.
Tuesday, August 8 at 12:00 noon.