Upcoming Events — Sunday, May 18, Revealer editor Jeff Sharlet discusses his new book, The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power, on WBAI-NYC’s “Beyond the Pale,” noon-1 pm. Listen live or get the podcast. “Beyond the Pale” explores local, national and international political debate and analysis from a Jewish perspective with hosts Esther Kaplan and Marilyn Kleinberg Neimark.
Monday, May 19, the People For the American Way Foundation hosts “Money, Politics, and Spiritual Warfare,” A conversation with Sarah Posner, author of God’s Profits: Faith, Fraud, and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters moderated by Jane Hamsher, founder, Firedoglake. Revealer readers know Posner as the author of The American Prospect’s “FundamentaList,” an indispensable weekly round-up of news on Christian fundamentalism from an informed leftist perspective. The conversation will include Harold Meyerson, executive editor, The American Prospect; Robert Marus, News Editor and Washington Bureau Chief,Associated Baptist Press; and Peter Montgomery, Vice President forCommunications, People For the American Way. 1:00 – 2:30 pm at 2000 M St, NW 4th floor Washington, DC
Monday, May 19, Jeff Sharlet discusses The Family with Rachel Maddow on Air America, 7:30 pm eastern time. The Air America conversation continues the following day on The Thom Hartmann Show at 2 pm eastern time.
Tuesday, May 20 Mark Crispin Miller talks with John Gorenfeld about his new book, Bad Moon Rising: How Reverend Moon Created the Washington Times, Seduced the Religious Right, and Built an American Kingdom at 7:00 PM at McNally Robinson Bookstore, 50 Prince St. (just east of Lafayette), in Manhattan.
Thursday, May 22, Jeff Sharlet discusses The Family live at the Georgetown Barnes & Noble in Washington, D.C., 7 pm.