Allen Ruff talks with political commentator Doug Henwood, editor of the Left Business Observer, discussing his recent Socialist Register overview piece on “The American Right: From Margins to Mainstream.” Henwood has also done considerable critical writing on Hillary Clinton, including the recent “My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets the Presidency.”
Today Allen Ruff talks with Armando Ibarra from the U.W. School for Workers; and Patrick Hickey, director of the Madison-based Workers’ Workers’ Rights Center. They’ll be discussing the newly released study of the Latino Workers Project coalition, “Struggling for a Better Life – The State of Working Latinos in Dane County”. Click here or visit […]
Pledge Drive! Today Allen Ruff talks with WORT’s own Norman Stockwell, editor of “Rebel Reporting,” a collection of lectures from the legendary rebel reporter John Ross. The book outlines the basic responsibilities of a journalist, and provides instructions on how to document injustices and poetically pitch stories to audiences to create change in society.
12 PM: What effects does the digital divide have on the future of democracy? Today Allen Ruff talks with Bob McChesney, co-author of the newly released book “People Get Ready,” to discuss this and the need for a new economy. But first, assistant news director Dylan Brogan gives an update from the “Day Without Latinos […]
In today’s edition of A Public Affair, Allen Ruff speaks wit Jennifer Loewenstein, associate professor of Middle East studies at Penn State. In a prerecorded interview, they’ll discuss the current situation, the mounting crisis centered in Syria, and the longer historical context for it.
Who were the big winners of the Iowa caucus? What does this mean for the election going forward? Today Allen Ruff talks with Mary Bottari, investigative journalist with the Center for Media and Democracy to discuss the caucus and broader political issues including the influence of “Big Money” in the electoral process.