Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Why America Needs A Left: A Historical Argument

02/03/14 - Monday’s Topical Currents begins with historian Eli Zaretsky, author of WHY AMERICA NEEDS A LEFT:  A HISTORICAL ARGUMENT.  He traces the importance of liberalism to three periods:  the slavery crisis and civil war . . . the period preceding the great depression . . . and the turbulent anti-war movement of the 1960s.  And more.  Literary contributor Ariel Gonzalez with Native American writer Sherman Alexie.  He’s praised for his prolific production of both poetry and fiction. His latest publication is BLASPHEMY, a collection of his short stories