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!
Have we not done the things that are necessary to lower emissions because those things fundamentally conflict with deregulated capitalism? How do we nurse American democracy back to health? Find out the answer to these questions and many more on this edition of A Public Affair!
What’s happening with the protests in Hong Kong? Who are the protesters? What is Beijing’s response? What will happen next? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
This 4th of July, Allen Ruff was joined by Bob McChesney to talk about his latest book co-authored with John Nichols, “Dollarocracy”. “Dollarocracy” examines what happens to a democracy when big money is involved in elections.