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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LISTEN TO RECENT EPISODES

Calling 9-1-1

01/28/14 1:27 PM | A Public Affair

Star of Life logo A lot happens when you call 9-1-1. So who takes your call and gets you the help you need when you call 9-1-1? What are all the factors that contribute answering the call? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair!

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Job Seeking in the United States

01/27/14 1:22 PM | A Public Affair

Flawed System/Flawed Self cover In a two part show, our Monday host John Quinlan discussed how mistaken American beliefs about the causes of unemployment negatively affect the confidence of United States jobseekers and a view of America and Madison from a visiting Palestinian youth worker. Learn more by listening to this edition of A Public Affair!

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Effects of Walker’s Economic Policies

01/24/14 1:20 PM | A Public Affair

Hundred dollar bills What are some of the real life effects of the Walker administration’s policies? How have they affected the middle class? Are the economic policies working or are they not working? Find out more on this edition of A Public Affair!

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The Empire of Necessity

01/23/14 12:01 PM | A Public Affair

The cover of The Empire of Necessity “Wow!” was the best way for our Thursday host Allen Ruff to explain how much this book impacted and changed his world views. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out why!

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Out on A Limb

01/22/14 1:24 PM | A Public Affair

Ben Kilham and a black bear What can black bears teach us about ourselves and the world around us? Find out more on this edition of A Public Affair!

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Controversial Politics Surrounding Sochi Olympics 2014

01/21/14 12:28 PM | A Public Affair

xmas_snowflake_wallpaper-normal With the Winter Olympics just around the corner, what’s happening in terms of the politics surrounding the events? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to get the latest update on the Sochi 2014 Olympics.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Special

01/20/14 1:03 PM | A Public Affair

Martin Luther King Jr. On Monday January 20th, we broadcasted live from the Capital! Check out this special edition of A Public Affair to listen to the broadcast of the 29th Annual City-County Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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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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A Public Affair
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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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