Today on A Public Affair Esty tackles the global economy: Greece, China, the EU, austerity, and the United States. Where are we? How did we get here and where are we heading? Host Esty Dinur talks with economist Richard Wolff talk about this and likely scenarios for the future.
What challenges are researchers facing with communicating the seriousness of climate change? Why is there so much debate against the scientific evidence? Today Esty Dinur talks with climatologist Michael E. Mann and journalist John H. Richardson about this climate change deniers.
As we pass the one year anniversary of the Michael Brown shooting, today Esty Dinur talks Ferguson with activists Max Rameau, DeRay McKesson, and M Adams. What has changed in past year? What hasn’t? How has the role of #BlackLivesMatter progressed the movement? Listen to today’s podcast to hear more.
Why is illegal poaching of protected animals still so common? What is the human impact on the sixth extinction, and is there anything we can do about it? In wake of the recent Cecil the Lion killing, today host Esty Dinur talks with UW professor Dr. Adrian Treves, psychologist Dr. Frieda Birnbaum, and researcher Dr. Gerardo Ceballos on this and the sixth extinction.
Why is the intersex community particularly hidden? Why does the medical profession treat their intermediate birth sex as a shameful “defect?” Today host Esty Dinur spoke with Dr. Michelle Forcier, UW-Milwaukee LGBT Coordinator and professor Dr. Cary Gabriel Costello, and “Double Exposure” author Bridget Birdsall about trans and intersex people.
What’s going on in the Middle East, from ISIS to Al-Shabab, from Egypt to Tunisia and Iran? What is causing the conflicts? How is all this affecting populations and the environment? On Friday, July 24th, host Esty Dinur talked with Professor Joel Beinin to discuss this and the global forces involved.