Today Allen Ruff talks with historian Gerald Horne on his recently released “Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary” as well as his perspectives on race and class and the contemporary political and social environment. Gerald Horne is the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. […]
Allen Ruff talks with comic artist and publisher Nicole Marie Burton, from Ad Astra Comix. She will be at Rainbow Bookstore today for “The Panel Is Political” presentation at 7 pm. Tonight Burton will be joined by Madison’s comics editor and producer, Paul Buhle, labor left political cartoonist, Mike Konopacki. From marginalized histories to modern-day […]
Patrick Barrett came on the show to discuss the current political terrain in the aftermath of the Wisconsin primary, as well as “movement building” lessons from the Sanders campaign. Patrick Barrett is the Administrative Director at the Havens Center for Social Justice. He is a commentator on US and Latin American politics, and is a contributor to Truthout.org.
Today Allen talks with Madison’s Cassandra Dixon, who just returned from two months in the southern end of the occupied West Bank where she was a volunteer with Operation Dove, an Italian humanitarian organization that “provides protective presence and international accompaniment to residents of the South Hebron Hills.” Later he talks with Samir Hill from […]
Allen Ruff talks with the irrepressible public intellectual and dissident voice, Henry Giroux, discussing a number of themes and concerns raised in this latest book, “America’s Addiction to Violence” as well as his take on the increasingly authoritarian drift we are witnessing.
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.”