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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Listeners may call in and ask questions of the guests. Callers are asked to pose a question relevant to the subject at hand and refrain from calling more than once per week. You can join us on social media as well!

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LISTEN TO RECENT EPISODES

After Tiller

02/25/14 4:43 PM | A Public Affair

Directors Lana Wilson and Martha Shane On Tuesday February 25th, our host Carousel Bayrd was joined by Lana Wilson, Dr. Susan Robinson to discuss the documentary, “After Tiller” and Naral-Pro Choice Wisconsin’s executive director Jenni Dye to talk abut women’s rights and issues related to women’s health.

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Chomsky’s Challenge to American Power

02/24/14 3:33 PM | A Public Affair

Cover of Chomsky's Challenge to American Power Chomsky’s activism in American politics seems to know no bounds. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more about Chomsky’s view on politics, the media and foreign policy.

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High Price

02/21/14 1:42 PM | A Public Affair

High Price book cover On Friday February 24th, our host Esty Dinur was joined by neuroscientist Carl Hart to discuss his book “High Price” on his self discovery and the issues of drugs in society.

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Neoliberalism’s War on Higher Education

02/20/14 12:58 PM | A Public Affair

Cover of Giroux's book Are you concerned with recent changes in the way our higher education systems are financed? Listen to this pledge drive edition of A Public Affair to learn more!

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Meet the Scientist Behind the Bus Ads

02/19/14 12:12 PM | A Public Affair

Dr. Tom Yin Have you seen the controversial Madison Metro bus signs depicting UW-Madison’s cat experimentation? What experiments are being done and why are animal rights groups upset? Find out more about why the experiments have caused such a controversy on this edition of A Public Affair!

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Heroin on the Rise

02/18/14 11:47 AM | A Public Affair

Heroin Did you know that heroin related deaths rose by more than 30 percent last year? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to learn more!

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Third Anniversary of the Capitol Uprising

02/17/14 11:24 AM | A Public Affair

The Capital Today we remember the third anniversary of the Uprising at the State Capitol. Do you think our state is moving forward? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair!

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Controversal Frac Sand Mining

02/14/14 1:43 PM | A Public Affair

Frac Sand in Wisconsin What is Frac Sand mining? Why is it so environmentally controversal? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair!

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Ukraine Protests

02/13/14 12:55 PM | A Public Affair

Photo Credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Mstyslav_Chernov Ukraine has been in the news a lot lately, but what’s actually happening there? Who is protesting and why are they protesting? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to learn more about the conflict.

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What is Madison Doing About Homelessness?

02/12/14 1:13 PM | A Public Affair

State Street Madison What is Madison doing about homelessness? Tune into this edition of A Public Affair to learn more!

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John Quinlan, Carousel Bayrd, Tim Hansel, Karma Chavez, Allen Ruff, & 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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