A Public Affair

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John Quinlan

John Quinlan

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Carousel Bayrd

Carousel Bayrd

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Karma Chavez and Tim Hansel

Karma Chavez & Tim Hansel

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Allen Ruff

Allen Ruff

Friday

Esty Dinur

Esty Dinur

A Public Affair is WORT‘s daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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Environmental Issues to Shape 2014

01/17/14 12:06 PM | A Public Affair

Steve Horn To continue our discussion from last week about most important environmental issues of 2013, we explored the environmental issues that we are facing in 2014. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more!

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A Reflection of the News in 2013

01/16/14 11:23 AM | A Public Affair

Example of a newspaper story What stories shaped the way you, as well as our friends and neighbors, viewed the most pressing issues of 2013? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more!

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Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising

01/15/14 11:37 AM | A Public Affair

Melissa Forbis January 1, 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of the Zapatista army uprising in Mexico just as NAFTA was coming into effect. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more about the clash between the Zapatistas and the Mexican Army.

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Climate Change is Affecting Dane County

01/14/14 2:37 PM | A Public Affair

Wisconsin River bed What are some of the local effects of climate change? How is it affecting our county financially, agriculturally and environmentally? Learn more by listening to this edition of A Public Affair!

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Racism in Madison

01/13/14 11:37 AM | A Public Affair

Rev. Alex Gee Jr. Is Madison failing its African American residents? Check out this edition of APA to hear the conversation!

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The Environmental Issues of 2013

01/10/14 1:29 PM | A Public Affair

The Globe We have faced a lot of environmental conflicts in 2013. What do you think were some of the most important issues of 2013? Will any of those issues carry over into 2014? Check out this year end wrap up of environmental issues of 2013 to find out more!

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The Legacy of Thomas Paine

01/9/14 11:56 AM | A Public Affair

Photo of Harvey Kaye Thomas Paine was not only one of our Founding Fathers, but also by far one of the most influential political writers of his time. How does his work impact the United States today? Check out this edition of A Public Affair!

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Sex Itself

01/8/14 11:38 AM | A Public Affair

Cover of the book: Sex Itself What terms do we need to know to be able to have a conversation about gender and sex? What are the differences between the two? Find out more on this edition of A Public Affair!

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Police Involved Shootings

01/8/14 11:24 AM | A Public Affair

State Rep. Chris Taylor If a police officer is involved with a shooting, what happens? On this edition of A Public Affair, we discussed why police involved shootings troubles our community as well as what the state plans to do about future police involved shootings.

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Cable Access Television in Wisconsin

01/6/14 11:02 AM | A Public Affair

Televisions What is the future of cable access television in Wisconsin? What can you expect to see in terms of local access? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more!

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A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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