Today host Allen Ruff spoke with guest Henry Giroux to discuss racism and the “punishing state.” Radical social critic and public intellectual Henry Giroux recently published “The Fire This Time: Black Youth and the Spectacle of Postracial Violence” and “Trumping America,” out today.
Today host Allen Ruff discussed the deeper contexts behind the Charleston killings, the rebel flag business and the “New South” with guest Tim Tyson. A historian, activist and writer, Tyson recently wrote an op-ed for News Observer titled “Dylann Roof and the white supremacist in us all.” Listen to today’s edition of A Public Affair to hear more.
What’s new with Scott Walker? What happening with the continuing “John Doe” case? What are the several ongoing inquiries being pressed by the CMD? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Prior to the American Revolution, why were more and more Africans joining the British military? In 1776 was the abolition of slavery all but inevitable in London? How does the longer history inform the present? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What’s included in the newly-voted upon “No Child Left Behind Act”? Is there a growing movement to opt out of the standardized testing regime? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What is the current state of political affairs in Wisconsin? What’s happening politically in Madison? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!