How did the Council on Foreign Relations market global capitalism? Today Allen Ruff talks with Laurence Shoup, author of the newly released “Wall Street’s Think Tank.” His new book provides an updated study of the Council on Foreign Relations, the most influential non-governmental body.
What’s next for Governor Walker now that he has dropped from the presidential race? Today host Allen Ruff talks with the Ruth Conniff, editor of The Progressive Magazine, to discuss Walker’s exit from the Republican list of Presidential candidates and related state and national issues.
How did Henry Kissinger affect foreign policy in the 20th century? What are the long-term impacts from his run as Secretary of State? Today Allen Ruff talks with Greg Grandin to discuss this and his new book “Kissinger’s Shadow.”
What does the State of Working Wisconsin report say about job growth, wage stagnation, and racial disparities? Today Allen Ruff talks with Laura Dresser, Associate Director of the UW Center on Wisconsin Strategy to discuss the report released last Friday and what it means for Wisconsin.
Labor Day is just around the corner, and with that Allen Ruff brings you a pre-Labor Day special. Guests include South Central Federation of Labor’s Kevin Gundlach and the IBEW’s David Poklinkoski to discuss the state of the labor movement, recent developments, and the way forward.
How is the Black Lives Matter relevant to socialism today? Allen Ruff talks with historian William P. Jones to discuss his Jacobin Magazine article reappraising Eugene V. Debs on the struggle for black equality.