Moving Ahead with Joe Biden: Listen to Branko Marcetic, staff reporter for Jacobin, and author of Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden discussing the nomination and it’s risk factors in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Updates on Fossil Fuels And Climate Policy with Steve Horn: Steve Horn, long time climate reporter now reporting for the Real News Network returns to Connect the Dots to discuss the recent wins on pipelines, along with top Dem politician’s persistent commitment to fracking and upcoming climate concerns in Biden’s energy policy— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Perilous Bounty: Food System Heading to the Cliff: Tom Philpott,  food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones, and long time editor and correspondent for Grist, has authored a new book, Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent it— must-read update on “where are food comes from”— but not for long unless we change our food system— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy

The Inauthentic Opposition: How Obama Set Us Up for Trump: Journalist Paul Louis Street, who reports on Counterpunch is the author of Empire’s New Clothes: Barack Obama and the Real World of Power and an upcoming book to be released late this summer on the former President’s role in the upcoming election will discuss the contribution of the opposition party to our current situation— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

New York: Ground Zero for Challenge and Activism: John Tarleton, co-founder and executive editor of The Indypendent, a New York City-based newspaper and website has been covering the experience, challenge and community response to COVID-19, quarantine, Black Live Matter protests and the recent primaries with outcomes that will shape the city’s and the country’s future. He’ll share his observations on the ground in the city for the first half of 2020— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Recovery from Racism:  Fannie LeFlore, MS, a social justice activist leader, educator, journalist, and counselor for over 30 years, explores the individual, social, and health implications for racist systems and structures, and how to end them— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy. Fannie LeFlore will also be offering an Anti-Racism Online Zoom Meeting on June 6th. To sign up, please write

COVID Epidemiology: Rob Lipton, PhD, MPH in Epidemiology offers a deeper dive into questions on COVID-19 — in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Responses to COVID-19: Eric Levitz, New York Magazine journalist on popular and governmental missteps on COVID response— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy


COVID-19: New Developments and Unsolved Problems: Jim Naureckas, Editor at Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting,  discusses both media reporting on COVID-19 as well as evolving information about it’s rise and the government response— with Alison Rose Levy.

A Love Story: Sheltering at Home with COVID:  Smart Elections co-founder, advocate, and journalist, Lulu Friesdat and her husband, Joe Illidge, an editor and reporter, working for Heavy Metal and Humanoids, recount their experience of becoming ill with COVID-19 concurrently, going through their illnesses simultaneously, and recovering together in their New York City home— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

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