Liz Saint John interviews three guests every Sunday morning covering a variety of issues and topics. She talks with representatives from Bay Area non-profit organizations, documentary filmmakers, authors, and professors. You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 6:00am-7:00am.
1. Hack the Hood is an Oakland-based organization that introduces low-income youth of color to careers in tech by hiring and training them to build websites for small businesses in their own communities. Susan Mernit is CEO, Executive Director, and Co-founder of Oakland-based Hack the Hood. Listen to the podcast here.
2. Historian Richard Rhodes is the author or editor of twenty-five books including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, Why They Kill; a personal memoir, A Hole in the World, and the biography, John James Audubon. His new book is Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made. Listen to the podcast here.
3. Steve LeVine is Washington Correspondent for Quartz, writing about the geopolitics of energy and technology. He’s also a Future Tense Fellow at the New America Foundation and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches energy security in the graduate-level Security Studies Program. His new book is The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World. Listen to the podcast here.