WORT-FM Community Radio, together with the Wisconsin Book Festival, hosted the kick-off event for the national book tour of PEOPLE GET READY, the new book by John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney that looks at the future of technology and how it will impact our way of life. On Friday, January 19th in the Madison […]
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 […]
John Nichols and Bob McChesney have written a new book, People Get Ready, and they want WORTians to be the first to hear about it at a special, free event, Friday, February 19, 7 pm, at the downtown Madison Public Library, co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Book Festival. Nichols and McChesney are household names for WORT listeners. […]
Only two days left of A Public Affair’s pledge drive! Today Allen Ruff talks with Bob McChesney, a leader in challenging the corporate media’s role in degrading democracy, to discuss the role of the media in shaping the current Presidential campaign, and the state of the world economy and the political implications, at home and […]
Today host Allen Ruff discussed the deeper contexts behind the Charleston killings, the rebel flag business and the “New South” with guest Tim Tyson. A historian, activist and writer, Tyson recently wrote an op-ed for News Observer titled “Dylann Roof and the white supremacist in us all.” Listen to today’s edition of A Public Affair to hear more.
Will the fast track Trade Promotion Authority Pass in Senate? Will President Obama get the support he needs from Democrats? Today guest host Bob McChesney spoke with Wisconsin State AFL-CIO president David Newby to continue our coverage on the trade agreements. Listen to today’s A Public Affair to hear more updates on the trade agreements.