Allen Ruff talks with Chris Toensing, Executive Director and Editor of the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP). He discussed their recently released issue of Middle East Report, which focuses on ISIS.
How did U.S. troops use music to connect to others and cope with the complexities Vietnam War? Today Allen Ruff talks with Doug Bradley and Craig Werner, authors of the recently released “We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War,” which looks at the impact of popular music on the […]
From Noon to 1 pm, A Public Affair host Allen Ruff will be interviewing Doug Bradley & Craig Werner about their new book “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place” which details how music passed among and affected soldiers in the fields of Vietnam. To warm up for A Public Affair, Diaspora host Terry O’ […]
Today Allen Ruff talks with Paul Buhle, editor of “Red Rosa,” the long-awaited graphic biography of the great revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg. Paul Buhle is a retired lecturer of Brown University and editor of over 35 volumes dealing with the history of radicalism in the United States and the Caribbean, studies of popular culture, and a […]
How is UW responding to the recent injustices across the country and around the world? Today Allen Ruff talks with several UW-Madison activists Amal Ayesh, Tyriek Mack, and Jessica Franco Morales, members of a coalition-in-formation bringing together various national minorities on campus, including representatives of Justice for Palestine, the Black Student Union, and the Chicano/a org., […]
How can citizens help restore the democratic state in the US? Today Today’s guest is Wisconsin’s progressive populist campaigner, Mike McCabe, discussing his recent manifesto, “Blue Jeans in High Places” and the struggle needed to wrench politics out of the grasp of the Republican and Democratic parties. Mike McCabe is the founder of Blue Jean […]