Forthright Radio

Alternate Wednesdays, 9:00am to 10:00am

Forthright Radio, with host Joy LaClaire, brings dynamic and important writers, authors, and persons of interest on the program to talk about issues of the day.

A sample of recent guests includes UCLA History Professor, Benjamin Madley, award winning environmentalist, Alexis Bogonofsky, Christopher Achens, Henry Giroux, Dan Grazier, Suzanne Kelly and John Trudell, and many more.

For more Forthright click to visit Joy's site: 

https://forthrightradio.wordpress.com/

Giulio Boccaletti WATER: A Biography

Oct 20, 2021

To hear this interview with Giulio Boccaletti about his history of water and the politics to deal with it in his book, WATER: A Biography - and to find links to articles referenced or pertinent to it, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2021/10/19/giulio-boccaletti-water-a-biography/

To hear this interview with Andrew Cockburn and to find links to articles referrenced or pertinent to it, click on this link:  https://forthright.media/2021/10/05/andrew-cockburn-the-spoils-of-war-power-profit-and-the-american-war-machine/

Henry Giroux

Sep 15, 2021

To hear this interview with McMaster University Professor, Henry Giroux, and to find links to articles referenced or pertinent to it, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2021/09/15/henry-giroux-2/

To hear this interview with Izzy Award winning author, Todd Miller, about his latest book Build Bridges, Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders, as well as to access articles pertinent to it, click on this link:

https://forthright.media/2021/09/01/todd-miller-build-bridges-not-walls-a-journey-to-a-world-without-borders/

To hear this interview with Thom Hartmann about his latest book, THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF AMERICAN HEALTHCARE: WHY SICKNESS BANKRUPTS YOU AND MAKES OTHERS INSANELY RICH, to be published in early September, 2021 by Barrett-Koehler, and for links to articles by Thom Hartmann or pertinent to the interview, click on this link:  https://forthright.media/2021/08/18/thom-hartmann-the-hidden-history-of-american-healthcare-why-sickness-bankrupts-yo

To hear this interview with Rutgers University Professor of Anthropology about his latest book,  IT CAN HAPPEN HERE: White Power and the Rising Threat of Genocide in the US, click on this link:  https://forthright.media/2021/08/04/alexander-hinton-it-can-happen-here-white-power-and-the-rising-threat-of-genocide-in-the-us/

To hear this interview with Jan-Werner Müller and access links to articles pertinent to it, as well as Dan Roberts' poem, "Holy Card for Greta Number 3," click on this link:    https://forthright.media/2021/07/22/jan-werner-muller-democracy-rules-liberty-equality-uncertainty/

To hear this interview with Mike Rothschild about his book, THE STORM IS UPON US: HOW QANON BECAME A MOVEMENT, CULT, AND CONSPIRACY THEORY OF EVERYTHING, and to view links pertinent to it, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2021/07/07/mike-rothschild-the-storm-upon-us-how-qanon-became-a-movement-cult-conspiracy-theory-of-everything/

To hear this interview with Andy Norman about his book, MENTAL IMMUNITY: Infectious Ideas, Mind Parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think, click on this link:  https://forthright.media/2021/06/16/andy-norman-mental-immunity-infectious-ideas-mind-parasites-and-the-search-for-a-better-way-to-think/

It includes an update on fossil fuel pipelines protest and court decisions.

To hear this interview with author, editor and journalist, John Judis, click on this link:

https://forthright.media/2021/06/02/john-judis-the-politics-of-our-time-populism-nationalism-socialism/

To hear this interview with Washington University Sociology Professor, Mark Rank, about his book, POORLY UNDERSTOOD: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty, and to see articles pertinent to it, click on this link:  https://forthright.media/2021/05/19/mark-r-rank-poorly-understood-what-america-gets-wrong-about-poverty/

To hear this interview with University of British Columbia Forest Ecology Professor, Suzanne Simard, about her work and her book, FINDING THE MOTHER TREE: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2021/05/04/suzanne-simard-finding-the-mother-tree-discovering-the-wisdom-of-the-forest/

It also includes the lyrics to Requiem for a Forest by Eric Funk & performed by Roots in the Sky

To hear this interview with vox.com legal journalist, Ian Millhiser, about his latest book, THE AGENDA: HOW A REPUBLICAN SUPREME COURT IS RESHAPING AMERICA, click on this link:  https://forthright.media/2021/04/22/ian-millhiser-the-agenda-how-a-republican-supreme-court-is-reshaping-america/

To hear this Forthright Radio interview with Rob Dunn about his latest book, DELICIOUS: The Evolution of Flavor and How It Made Us Human, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2021/04/07/rob-dunn-delicious-the-evolution-of-flavor-and-how-it-made-us-human/

To hear this interview with award winning science writer, Carl Zimmer, about his latest book, LIFE’S EDGE: THE SEARCH FOR WHAT IT MEANS TO BE ALIVE, and to get links to articles cited, click on this link:

https://forthright.media/2021/03/16/carl-zimmer-lifes-edge-the-search-for-what-it-means-to-be-alive/

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