On October 27, 2016, Allen Ruff spoke with Patrick Barrett on his recent writings critical of the political process that has given rise to Trump and Clinton, and what may be needed if the electoral system is to change. Patrick Barrett is a political commentator, columnist and activist. He is the administrative director of the […]
Freelance journalist and novelist Ben Ehrenreich, author of “The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine,” which describes life in the Palestinian village of Nabi Salih and the villagers’ struggles against settler encroachments and state harassment and violence. Ehrenreich is also the author of two novels, Ether and The Suitors; and many articles, stories, […]
On the October 13, 2016 edition of A Public Affair, Allen Ruff speaks with journalist and social critic Chris Hedges discusses his new book, “Unspeakable: On the Most Forbidden Topics in America.” Chris Hedges began his career reporting the war in El Salvador. Following six years in Latin America, he took time off to study […]
Thursday’s guest is radical activist Bill Ayers. Today Allen Ruff and Ayers discuss his new book, “Demand the Impossible: A Radical Manifesto.” Bill Ayers is a former Professor of Education and Senior Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, member of the executive committee of the Faculty Senate and founder of both the Small Schools Workshop and the […]
On today’s edition of A Public Affair, host Allen Ruff speaks with Henry Giroux about his new book, America At War With Itself.
Today Allen tackles the dark money behind behind the political process with Lisa Graves. Lisa Graves is the Executive Director of the Madison-based Center for Media and Democracy. Grave is a graduate of Cornell Law School. She previously worked in various capacities as a federal attorney in Washington, D.C. as well as with the American […]