In today’s edition of A Public Affair, Allen Ruff speaks wit Jennifer Loewenstein, associate professor of Middle East studies at Penn State. In a prerecorded interview, they’ll discuss the current situation, the mounting crisis centered in Syria, and the longer historical context for it.
What does the closing of Pierce’s Northside Market mean for residents in the area? What’s the landscape for food justice issues as they relate to economic and racial justice look like in Madison? Today Karma Chavez hosts a round table on food justice, race and gentrification with Beverly Hutcherson, Carmen Evanco and Jackson Foote. In […]
Today’s guest is Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley. Host Carousel Bayrd will sit down with her to discuss her candidacy for Wisconsin Supreme Court. On the second half we’ll be joined by Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell to discuss voter ID. Justice Rebecca Bradley was appointed to serve on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by […]
What is the goal of the Black Workers’ Forum? How will it work towards ending discriminatory practices in labor unions and employment, and improve vocational and apprenticeship training? Today sub host Bert Zipperer talks with emcee Bill Franks, and panel members Evette Gardner and Will P. Jones to discuss the NAACP Black Workers’ Forum, which will take […]
What is the role of money in politics? How does it go beyond the banking system? How do Clinton and Sanders differ in their views towards the banking industry? Today Esty Dinur talks with Ellen Brown, founder of the Public Banking Institute, to discuss “dark money,” big banking, and how the presidential candidates differ in […]
Who were the big winners of the Iowa caucus? What does this mean for the election going forward? Today Allen Ruff talks with Mary Bottari, investigative journalist with the Center for Media and Democracy to discuss the caucus and broader political issues including the influence of “Big Money” in the electoral process.