A Public Affair

Monday

John Quinlan

John Quinlan

Tuesday

Carousel Bayrd

Carousel Bayrd

Wednesday

Karma Chavez and Tim Hansel

Karma Chavez & Tim Hansel

Thursday

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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The Making of Global Capitalism

12/12/13 11:35 AM | A Public Affair

Cover of The Making of Global Capitalism Just how big of a role does United States play in global capitalism?

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Celebrating the Life of Jose Muñoz

12/11/13 11:18 AM | A Public Affair

Jose Munoz Last week the large and diverse community of queer theorists lost one of it’s most significant voices, Jose Muñoz.

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Women in Politics

12/10/13 1:32 PM | A Public Affair

Emerge States Map Why is there a need for women to participate in politics? Why aren’t more people running for political office? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair!

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Defining the Struggle

12/9/13 11:38 AM | A Public Affair

Defining the Struggle cover On Monday December 9th, our host John Quinlan was joined by Susan Carle, author of “Defining the Struggle:National Organizing for Racial Justice 1880-1910″ to discuss how she counters traditional histories that often identify this as a period of stagnation for civil rights, instead pointing to many groups and individuals who laid the foundation for what was to come.

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An Update on the Gogebic Taconite

12/6/13 1:38 PM | A Public Affair

Iron Ore What could an open-pit mine mean for the ecosystem of the Penokee Hills? Find out more about the controversial plans on this episode of A Public Affair.

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Effects of Voter ID Law

12/6/13 11:22 AM | A Public Affair

Advancement Project logo In November, the Voter ID trial was taking place in Milwaukee. So what happened in the trial and what could it mean for voting? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair!

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The Family Jewels

12/5/13 1:30 PM | A Public Affair

Cover of the Family Jewels Just how much power does the CIA have and how does that affect people in the United States and around the world? Find out today on A Public Affair!

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Honduras Elections

12/5/13 11:49 AM | A Public Affair

Interviews with Hondrans about the elections To add to the political tension in Honduras, the latest election results are now being challenged, what will this mean for the Honduras elections now and in the future? Find out more on this episode of A Public Affair!

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Concussions and Their Effects on the Brain

12/4/13 1:20 PM | A Public Affair

Dr. Greg Landry Today, more and more children are being injured in competitive sports. An exceptionally high percentage of those injuries are concussions. So what research is being done to reduce the after effects concussions have on the brain? Is it possible to prevent them from happening in the first place?

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Celebrating the Lives of Gene and Linda Farley

12/2/13 10:36 AM | A Public Affair

Linda and Gene Farley On this special edition of A Public Affair, we remembered Gene and Linda Farley. Two people that not only had a positive impacted on the Madison area, but also those around them.

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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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