Wednesday, January 22, 2020


A CONVERSATION WITH HELAINE OLEN ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY AS AN ISSUE IN THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
 
Francesca Rheannon interviewed Washington Post columnist Helaine Olen in January 2020 about her piece, "Sanders is right.Biden is Vulnerable to Trump and Social Security." The conversation covers Biden’s record on the issue, as well as the current plans of Sanders,  Warren and Biden to protect and expand Social Security. We also talk about why Social Security is a feminist and racial justice issue. 

The interview aired on the podcast and broadcast of Writer's Voice with Francesca Rheannon.
 


Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Michael Klare on How the U.S. Military's Role Will Change in an Era of Climate Emergency

Francesca interviewed author Michael Klare in December 2019 about his piece for the Nation, "When The Climate Replaces Our Forever Wars." The interview aired on WPKN 89.5 FM
"It's my firm belief that increasingly in the future, the task of the US military will shift from defending against conventional adversaries conventional threats, like say, Russia and China, to unconventional threats, primarily those driven by climate change." -Michael Klare