In a leaked document last month, it appears that the Supreme Court is planning to strike down the 50 year old ruling that protects a woman’s right to choose. Rob Solomon interviews Jan about exactly what’s happening, why it’s happening and what the impact will be nationally and locally. Listen here

Inside Washington County: Roe vs Wade

Words and Pictures: Documentarian Jan Haaken

Psychologist turned filmmaker Jan Haaken talks about her forays into endangered habitats, war zones, and hospitals for the criminally insane.

Listen to the interview with host S.W. Conser here

Mad in America: Trauma and Mental Health in Social Movements

In this interview with Emaline Friedman, Jan discusses her background in anti-psychiatry and other social movements and her experience liaising between theory and praxis in feminist movements, Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, and #MeToo. 

You can listen or read the transcript here



Left and the Law: Jan 6 and the Left

Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss the January 6th Committee's investigation of Trump and his cronies and the implications of the Committee hearings for the Left, including in assessing the impact of riveting televised January 6th hearings.

Left and the Law: Gun Laws and Lawsuits

Following yet another horrific mass shooting, this time in Uvalde, TX, the US government's failure to pass gun legislation has generated public outrage and left many with a sense of despair. This month on the Left and the Law, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss the right-wing Supreme Court and links between May's Roe v. Wade leak and upcoming expected rulings on overturning limits on gun ownership. They also take up what progressive gun legislation might look like, how the NRA has changed over time, and some recent lawsuits against gun manufacturers.