Have you ever wondered about the stories that don’t make it into the news? Or why news outlets choose those stories over others? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair.
On Friday November 8th, our host Esty Dinur talked with author Howard Friel about his latest book, “Chomsky Dershowitz: On Endless War and the End of Civil Liberties. To end the show, Dinur told listeners about her latest trip to Israel and an update on the Israel-Palestine.
What role do big corporations play in our lives? How can we better our understanding of the “fine print”? On Friday October 18th, our host Esty Dinur was joined by David Cay Johnston, investigative journalist and author to discuss this issue and his latest book, “The Fine Print: How Big Corporations Use “Plain English to Rob You Blind”.
We are in the second week of the government shutdown, which means we are getting closer to the possibility that the United States will default on its debt. On Friday October 11th, our host Esty Dinur was joined in-studio with Mary Bottari, Center for Media and Democracy’s Deputy Director, to break apart the government shutdown and to take a closer look at who the key players are.
On Friday October 4th, our host Esty Dinur was joined by Damon and CJ Terrell for the first half of the show to discuss updates with the solidarity sing-a-long at the capitol here in Madison. For the second half of the show, Dinur was joined by Costas Panayotakis, an associate professor of social theory, political economy and environmental sociology at New York City College of Technology, to talk about what’s happening in Greece and the Golden Dawn.
On Friday September 27th, our host Esty Dinur was joined by Alex Rivera, a world renown documentary filmmaker, and Alan Weisman, an award-wining journalist to discuss the future of our planet.