2nd and last Sunday of each month at 11:30 a.m.

Politics Matters is a Virginia political interview program hosted by writer/producer Jan Paynter, featuring conversations with public and private persons from diverse backgrounds and experiences committed to ongoing principled political involvement.


April, May & June Programs:

Jonathan Z. Cannon: Parts 1-3

Jan Paynter interviews UVa. Law Prof. Jonathan Z. Cannon, Blaine T. Phillips Distinguished Prof. of Environmental Law. Cannon served as EPA General Counsel (1995-98). Discussion focuses on his 2015 book, "Environment in the Balance: The Green Movement and the Supreme Court", climate change issues & future of EPA. Differing cultural attitudes & responses toward nature & man's place in natural world explored.


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