Happy Birthday Madison! The city of Madison is 160 years old today! In addition, today is A Public Affair’s last day of Pledge Drive! Today sub host Bert Zipperer talks with Brenda Konkel of the Tenant Resource Center to discuss housing rights, democracy and the attacks on tenant rights in Wisconsin. Click here or visit the […]
(WORT) — Watchdog Mike McCabe provides this commentary on why our democracy is more of a verb, than a noun.
How can citizens help restore the democratic state in the US? Today Today’s guest is Wisconsin’s progressive populist campaigner, Mike McCabe, discussing his recent manifesto, “Blue Jeans in High Places” and the struggle needed to wrench politics out of the grasp of the Republican and Democratic parties. Mike McCabe is the founder of Blue Jean […]
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 […]
Just in time for the new school year, today guest host Mike Wagner talks with UW professor Robert Asen on his new publication, “Democracy, Deliberation, and Education,” on the difficult decisions school boards have to make the democratic process behind it. Listen to A Public Affair from August 31 to hear more.
How did the American media system become what it is today? Why do American media have so few public interest regulations compared with other democratic nations? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!