Political commentator Joe Tuman returns to help us get a handle on the recent events involving the Republican Senate and the Trump administration from tax reform to allegations of obstruction of justice.
Editorial Editor for Amistad HarperCollins publishers Tracy Sherrod joins us to discuss the book industry. Following that discussion we replay a 2016 interview with Bill Leonard of Wake Forest University School of Divinity about the role of dissent in American public discourse.
This archived version of the Public Morality features Dr. Daina Ramey Berry discussing her recent book The Price for their Pound of Flesh. And Dr. Obrey Hendricks joins us to discuss the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King speech in opposition to the war in Vietnam.
I speak with Professor Dean Franco from the Humanities Institute at Wake Forest University about the efficacy of obtaining and humanities degree in the 21st century. After that Emily Gee from the Center for American Progress joins us to discuss the latest developments to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Nick Little from the Center of Inquiry to discuss organization’s mission that fosters a secular society based on reason, science, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values. And after that economist Dean Baker from the Center for Economic and Policy Research joins us to discuss our present economic state.
Emily Gee of the Center for American Progress joins us to discuss the Senate’s version of the proposed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Professor Ibram Kendi discusses his recent New York Times op-ed, “Sacrificing Black Lives for the American Lie.”
Today on the Public Morality we speak with Retired Judge Nancy Gertner and CNN legal analyst Danny Cevallos about the recent controversial trial of Michelle Carter. And following that discussion, Nigel Alston joins us to speak about the upcoming National Black Theater Festival here in Winston Salem North Carolina.
We speak with veteran journalist Ray Suarez about the recent testimony by former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Dr. Michael O’Hanlon of the Brookings Institute joins me to talk about his recent article discussing President Trump’s foreign policy successes.