Frank Bardacke

UC Professor Richard Walker was interviewed in early 2020 in what was meant to be a series on the Green New Deal.  Covid 19 interrupted.


Chic Dabby on violence against women

David Goldberg on California ethnicity

Frank Bardacke on farm work and farm workers

Gray Brechin on architecture

Julie Guthman

Joe Paff on getting to Petrolia

Josh Pechthalt on teaching in California

Julie Guthman on food politics

Paul Kumar on corporate health care

Rebecca Solnit on her writing

Robin D.G. Kelley

Richard Walker on greening the Bay Area

Robin D.G. Kelley on writing about Black people

Iain Boal, John Coate and Janferie Stone and Cal Winslow on West of Eden

FALL 2012

David Samas on the Fort Hood Three

Jeffrey St Clair remembers Alexander Cockburn

John Borsos on building a healthcare workers union

Summer Brenner

John Gillis on living on the coast

Katie Romer on nursing at Kaiser Permanente

Nelson Lichtenstein on the state of the unions

Ray Raphael on writing history from Humboldt County

Summer Brenner on Richmond Tales

Susanna Hecht on the Fate of the Forests

Will Smith on playing football

Will Smith

William Bauer on Indian history


Alice Walker on poetry and politics

Anne Wagner on teaching art

Glenda and Jesse Drew on organizing with art

Carl Finamore on becoming an organizer

Dean MacCannell on tourists and tourism

Anne Wagner

Ellen David Friedman on China’s new workers

Ignacio Chapela on the biologist’s craft

Jim Davis on film making

Jonathan Simon on the California prison crisis

Lauren Coodley on Upton Sinclair

Leanne Hinton on preserving native languages

Mike Davis

Malcolm Margolin on publishing at Heyday

Mike Davis on the radical alternative

Robert Brenner on the boom and the bubble

Robin G.D. Kelley on Black Politics and Black Culture

Summer Brenner on Oakland Tales

Suzanne Gordon on making health care safe