articles tagged "Allen Ruff"

Satire and Political Humor

Thursday, 24 January 2013 | A Public Affair
will durst

On Thursday January 24th, host Allen Ruff spoke with American Political satirist Will Durst. They discussed satire, political humor and the need for satire to cut through the absurdity of our current situation. more »

Kill Anything that Moves

Thursday, 17 January 2013 | A Public Affair

On Thursday January 17th, host Allen Ruff spoke with author Nick Turse about his book, “Kill Anything that Moves.” Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian, essayist, the managing editor of, the co-founder of Dispatch Books, and a fellow at the Nation Institute. more »


Thursday, 10 January 2013 | A Public Affair
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Allen interviewed Rick Rozoff from “Stop” They discussed how, according to Rozoff, NATO has exacerbated conflicts around the world through select and ultimately detrimental intervention. more »

Silica Sand Mining in Wisconsin

Thursday, 3 January 2013 | A Public Affair

On Thursday January 3rd, host Allen Ruff took on the controversial issue plaguing Wisconsin of silica (frac) sand mining here in Wisconsin. He spoke with a panel of four guests: Steve Faulkner, author of the book “Water Walk: a Passage of Ghosts,” Linda Three Crows Meadowlark, a Native American rights activist and environmentalist, Edie Ehlert, Vice Chair of the Crawford Stewardship Project in Crawford County WI, and Jim Tittle, director of the film “The Price of Sand.” On the website for his film, Jim Tittle describes his project: “We’re making a documentary about the frac sand mining boom in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Due to a rapid increase in demand, pure silica sand has become a valuable commodity, …. more »

Year-in-Review Special

Thursday, 27 December 2012 | A Public Affair

On Thursday December 17th, host Allen Ruff spoke with Matt Rothschild, editor of the Progressive Magazine, about the major events of 2012. Matthew Rothschild is the editor of The Progressive magazine, which is one of the leading voices for peace and social justice in this country. Rothschild has appeared on Nightline, C-SPAN, The O’Reilly Factor, and NPR, and his newspaper commentaries have run in the Chicago Tribune, the L.A. Times, the Miami Herald, and a host of other newspapers. Rothschild is the host of “Progressive Radio,” a syndicated half-hour weekly interview program. And he does a two-minute daily radio commentary, entitled “Progressive Point of View,” which is also syndicated around the country. Rothschild is the author of You …. more »

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