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Talking to writers about matters that move us

Talking to writers about matters that move us

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Amherst, MA

Description:

Talking to writers about matters that move us

Language:

English

Contact:

105 Campus Center University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA 01003 413-545-2875


Episodes

Tyson Yunkaporta, SAND TALK: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

5/28/2020
Tyson Yunkaporta talks about Sand Talk : How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World & Paul Greenberg on sustainable aquaculture. The post Tyson Yunkaporta, SAND TALK: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:34

Scott Turow, THE LAST TRIAL & Kathryn Levy on the NY Primary

5/21/2020
We talk with Scott Turow about The Last Trial & Kathryn Levy tells us about the suit to keep the New York presidential primary. The post Scott Turow, THE LAST TRIAL & Kathryn Levy on the NY Primary appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:52

Alan Hirsch, A SHORT HISTORY OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CRISES & Micah Uetricht, BIGGER THAN BERNIE

5/14/2020
Alan HIrsch on A Short History of Presidential Election Crises & Micah Uetricht on Bigger Than Bernie The post Alan Hirsch, A SHORT HISTORY OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CRISES & Micah Uetricht, BIGGER THAN BERNIE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:08:35

Michael Klare: Covid-19 Is Forcing Us to Rethink How We Consume Energy

5/7/2020
Michael Klare discusses the oil crash and how Covid-19 Is Forcing Us to Rethink How We Consume Energy The post Michael Klare: Covid-19 Is Forcing Us to Rethink How We Consume Energy appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:11:16

Rory MacLean, PRAVDA HA-HA & Michael Klare, Covid-19 & The Food Crisis

5/7/2020
We talk with Rory MacLean about Pravda Ha-Ha: True Travels to the End of Europe and Michael Klare discusses “Covid-19’s Third Shock Wave: The Global Food Crisis.” The post Rory MacLean, PRAVDA HA-HA & Michael Klare, Covid-19 & The Food Crisis appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:55:39

William Evans, WE INHERIT WHAT THE FIRES LEFT & Matt Stoller, Antitrust After the Coronavirus

4/30/2020
Poet William Evans, We Inherit What the Fires Left & Matt Stoller, Antitrust After the Coronavirus The post William Evans, WE INHERIT WHAT THE FIRES LEFT & Matt Stoller, Antitrust After the Coronavirus appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:48

Carl Safina, BECOMING WILD & Margaret Klein Salamon, FACING THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

4/22/2020
Carl Safina joins us to talk about his new book, BECOMING WILD and Margaret Klein Salamon discusses FACING THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY. The post Carl Safina, BECOMING WILD & Margaret Klein Salamon, FACING THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:45

Deborah Paredez, YEAR OF THE DOG & Vincent Emanuele, The New Normal

4/17/2020
Deborah Paredez reads from & discusses Year of the Dog and Vincent Emanuele talks about The New Normal. The post Deborah Paredez, YEAR OF THE DOG & Vincent Emanuele, The New Normal appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:13:59

What Happens After Bernie? A Conversation with Micah Uetricht

4/10/2020
Micah Uetricht talks about where the progressive movement goes after the Sanders campaign. The post What Happens After Bernie? A Conversation with Micah Uetricht appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:14:04

Helen Fremont, The Escape Artist & Branko Marcetic on Tara Reade & Joe Biden

4/9/2020
Helen Fremont talks about her new memoir, The Escape Artist & Branko Mercetic discusses Tara Reade & Joe Biden The post Helen Fremont, The Escape Artist & Branko Marcetic on Tara Reade & Joe Biden appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:33

Branko Marcetic: Joe Biden Is No Al Franken

4/3/2020
We talk with Branko Marcetic about his recent article in Jacobin, For Top Democrats, Joe Biden Is No Al Franken. The post Branko Marcetic: Joe Biden Is No Al Franken appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:30:54

Barry McCallion, Book Artist of The Oarsman & Matthew Rose, A Book About Death

4/2/2020
We talk with book artist Barry McCallion and replay part of a 2009 interview with Matthew Rose about A Book About Death. The post Barry McCallion, Book Artist of The Oarsman & Matthew Rose, A Book About Death appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:59

Branko Marcetic, YESTERDAY’S MAN & Wendell Potter on Medicare For All

3/31/2020
Branko Marcetic talks about his book Joe Biden, Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden. Plus, Wendell Potter on the attacks on Medicare For All. The post Branko Marcetic, YESTERDAY’S MAN & Wendell Potter on Medicare For All appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:19

Sinéad Gleeson, CONSTELLATIONS & Therese Anne Fowler, A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD

3/27/2020
Sinéad Gleeson, Constellations: Reflections From Life & Therese Anne Fowler, A Good Neighborhood. The post Sinéad Gleeson, CONSTELLATIONS & Therese Anne Fowler, A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:55:54

Robert Pollin on the COVID19 Stimulus Bill

3/26/2020
WV speaks with economist Robert Pollin of PERI about the COVID19 Senate stimulus package. The post Robert Pollin on the COVID19 Stimulus Bill appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:22:19

Peter Heller, THE RIVER & Timothy Snyder, On Tyranny

3/19/2020
Peter Heller on The RIver & Timothy Snyder On Tyranny The post Peter Heller, THE RIVER & Timothy Snyder, On Tyranny appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:46

Judy Foreman, EXERCISE IS MEDICINE & Michael Zapata, THE LOST BOOK OF ADANA MOREAU

3/5/2020
Judy Foreman talks about her book Exercise is Medicine & Michael Zapata discusses his acclaimed novel, The Lost Book of Adana Moreau. The post Judy Foreman, EXERCISE IS MEDICINE & Michael Zapata, THE LOST BOOK OF ADANA MOREAU appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:30

John Nichols on Billionaire Candidacies & Lucy Hughes-Hallet, FABULOUS

3/3/2020
John Nichols on elections & the billionaire class & Lucy Hughes-Hallet on FABULOUS The post John Nichols on Billionaire Candidacies & Lucy Hughes-Hallet, FABULOUS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:00

Greg Palast (full interview) on Court Victory in Georgia Voting Case

2/21/2020
Greg Palast talks about voter suppression and purges in Georgia, WIsconsin, New York and California. The post Greg Palast (full interview) on Court Victory in Georgia Voting Case appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:41:35

Deborah Shaffer & Rachel Reichman on QUEEN OF HEARTS, plus Greg Palast on his court victory

2/20/2020
We talk with Deborah Shaffer and Rachel Reichman about their documentary film Queen Of Hearts. Then Greg Palast tells us about his important win in court on a voter suppression case. The post Deborah Shaffer & Rachel Reichman on QUEEN OF HEARTS, plus Greg Palast on his court victory appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:00