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Nov 19, 2020

Five years on from this interview, it should NOT be necessary to remind people that with #COVID19, poverty and inequality are at record levels. Through the roof, they are, as foodbanks around the country increasingly bear witness. As Scott Myers-Lipton, @smlipton, showed us @KGNU in his book, "Ending...


Nov 12, 2020

Claudia Cragg @claudiacragg speaks here for @KGNU with Ruth Ben-Ghiat, @ruthbenghiat, the expert on the "strongman" playbook employed by authoritarian demagogues from Mussolini to Putin―enabling her to predict with uncanny accuracy the recent experience in America. In Strongmen, she lays bare the blueprint these...


Nov 3, 2020

On Election eve, Claudia Cragg speaks for @KGNU with Evan Osnos @eosnos about his book about Joe Biden, 2020 Presidential Candidate for The Democratic Party.

Former vice president Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been called both the luckiest man and the unluckiest—fortunate to have sustained a fifty-year political career...


Oct 21, 2020

Claudia Cragg @claudiacragg speaks with Jean Reith Schroedel about her new book, Voting in Indian County: The View from the Trenches. Schroedel is professor emerita of political science at Claremont Graduate University and in this work she weaves together historical and contemporary voting rights conflicts as they...


Oct 15, 2020

Claudia Cragg (@claudiacragg) talks here to Heather Lende, (@HeatherLende) a New York Times bestselling author who writes about her hometown  -- Haines, Alaska, She has been discussing what community means since she published If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name in 2006 (selling more than 125,000 copies).  After the...