Investigative reporter Greg Palast joins Esty Dinur to discuss Trump’s budget, “Trumponomics,” and voter suppression in the United States. His work has appeared on BBC Television, The Guardian, and Rolling Stone Magazine. His new film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, based on his New York Times bestselling books, […]
Robert Jacobs, a historian of nuclear technologies and radiation technopolitics at the Hiroshima Peace Institute of Hiroshima City University, discusses the Hanford nuclear reservation recent leak, history, and future. Later, journalist and author Andrew Cockburn shares his view of the Trump-Comey-Russia (and Israel and Saudi Arabia) situation.
Sinclair Broadcasting, a pro-Trump company, has just acquired Tribune Media. Media critic Michael Corcoran discusses the meaning of the conglomerate and what happens now. Michael Corcoran is a media critic and journalist who writes about media policy. His article “Trump Uses Power of FCC to Pay Back Friends at Sinclair Broadcasting” was recently published by […]
The Menominee Nation, along with local citizens, local governments, and environmental organizations, are fighting against the proposed Back Forty Mine project. The project proposes putting in an open pit metallic sulfide mine on the Menominee River in Lake Township, Michigan. To discuss the resistance against the mine, Esty Dinur is joined by Gary Besaw, Chairman […]
Today’s A Public Affair is devoted to the State of the Station. Guests include: Jan Levine Thal, Board President; Laura Gutknecht to discuss tech matters; Molly Stentz, News Director, as the staff rep; and Catherine (Cass) Joy, CPA, to discuss finances.
Juan Cole joins A Public Affair on this mini pledge drive edition to discuss issues in the Middle East and his upcoming lecture at UW, “Paganism and Muslim Peace-Building in the Mecca Period (610-622): What does the Qur’an Say?” Juan Ricardo Cole is a public intellectual, prominent blogger and essayist, and the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate […]