Turkey is off the radar for most Americans but should not be. Bordering Syria, Iraq and Iran, it is right in the midst of unrest in the Middle East. ISIS oil and Jihadis come through its borders–the oil transported to Malta by the Turkish President’s son. The country has renewed its attacks on Kurds, who […]
John Trudell, American Indian activist, poet and actor, passed away last week at the age of 69. Today Esty Dinur looks back at her conversation with him in 1997 and reflects on his life, followed by an open-line discussion with callers from the community.
Can we afford the rich? Today Esty Dinur talks with Danny Dorling, author of Inequality and the 1%. His book looks at why the growth of the wealthy is making the UK a more dangerous place to live. Danny Dorling is the Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography at the University of Oxford. He appears regularly […]
This week host Esty Dinur celebrated her 20th year as a host for A Public Affair! For the first half Esty holds an open line in honor of this anniversary. What are “Little Guantanamo” prisons? Later on the show, Esty Dinur talks with Will Potter, an investigative journalist and the only reporter who has visited […]
Today Esty Dinur talks with Nick Holdstock, author of “China’s Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State.” His book analyzes terror attacks in Xinjiang that occurred over the past few years, and shows how the story of the Uighurs is one of repression, hardship and helplessness in the face of a powerful and intolerant […]
Today Esty Dinur talks to Leila Abdelrazaq, author of the newly released “Baddawi.” Her new book tells the story of a young boy raised in a refugee camp, trying to find his way in the world after fleeing his homeland after the war in 1948 established the state of Israel. Leila Abdelrazaq is a Palestinian […]