This 4th of July, Allen Ruff was joined by Bob McChesney to talk about his latest book co-authored with John Nichols, “Dollarocracy”. “Dollarocracy” examines what happens to a democracy when big money is involved in elections.
Matt Rothschild, editor of the Progressive magazine, joined Allen Ruff on A Public Affair to talk about Snowden, the NSA, and where national security and surveillance will go from here.
On Thursday, June 20th, A Public Affair host Allen Ruff talked with Horace Campbell, professor of African American Studies and Political Science at Syracuse University and author of “Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya”. They discussed his book as well as the new model of imperialism and warfare waged by the United States and Europe – and what that means for Africa.
On Thursday, June 13th, host Allen Ruff talked with Matthew Levin about his book “Cold War University”. This book explores the history of the Cold War’s role at U.W.-Madison. Levin also discussed how student opposition and the emergence of the New Left began to push against the University’s research partnership and what legacies of this opposition have, or have not, survived.
On Thursday May 30, our host Allen Ruff talked with Beau Hodai, author and publisher of D.B.R Press, about Hodai’s report “Dissent or Terror: How the Nation’s Counter Terrorism Apparatus, in Partnership with Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street”.