MIT professor and public intellectual Noam Chomsky joins A Public Affair host Esty Dinur to talk about the dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other pressing issues.
How is the Madison community responding to the police shooting of an unarmed 19-year-old black man? How is Tony Robinson being remembered? What is taking place at the Capitol today? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Today on A Public Affair, Tim Slekar is joined by State Senator Kathleen Vinehout to discuss the WI State legislature’s school accountability bill which would force public schools that fail to meet performance measures to become charter schools.
Did media coverage contribute to Americans’ tendency to favor national security over civil liberties following the 9/11 attacks? How did news framing of terrorist threats support the expanding surveillance state revealed by Edward Snowden? Today our guest host Mike Wagner will be joined by UW Professors, Dhavan Shah and Doug McLeod, to discuss their new book “News Frames and National Security: Covering Big Brother.
What was the importance of the 1844 presidential election? What was the religious turmoil of the time? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!