articles tagged "Esty Dinur"

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Friday, 13 September 2013 | A Public Affair
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is something that most people haven’t heard about, but on Friday September 13th our host Esty Dinur and her guests David Rosnick and David Newby gave us a break down of how the TPP agreement could affect the United States. more »

Foreign Intervention and Nuclear Power

Friday, 6 September 2013 | A Public Affair
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If the U.S. got involved with Syria’s affairs, would the outcome be efficient or beneficial? On Friday September 6th, our host Esty Dinur talked with UW-Madison Professor Andrew Kydd about the possible attack by the U.S. against Syria and what the possible consequences could be if the U.S. does decide to take action. On the second half of the show, University of New York/College at Old Westbury Professor Karl Grossman about the continuing and escalating Fukushima disaster. more »

Raging Wildfires Continue in the West

Friday, 30 August 2013 | A Public Affair
Wildfire in California

As wildfires continue to spread throughout the west, on Friday August 30th, our host Esty Dinur had an in-depth conversation with Rich Fairbanks, who has been working in forestry for 41 years and is also a part of the Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology, and Debbie Miley the executive director of the National Wildfire Suppression Association to discuss the history and underlying politics of fighting wildfires and why the problem has escalated. more »

Continued Turmoil in Egypt and Syria

Friday, 23 August 2013 | A Public Affair
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While the death toll continues to rise in Egypt, Syria has also had issues escalate over the past couple of days. It appears that there were unconditional weapons used on villages especially chemical weapons. Civilians have been fleeing villages as the Assad forces continue to use chemical weapons in Syria. Our host Esty Dinur spoke with Professor Stephen Zunes about the turmoil that has shaken this part of the world. more »

“Vital Signs: Volume 20″ Inspires Sustainability

Friday, 26 July 2013 | A Public Affair
Front cover of Vital Signs,Volume 20 (2013)

We know climate change, population growth, and water scarcity are all problems – but what are the latest numbers? Given the numbers, what are the best possible environmental and individual solutions? And with all this bad news and world calamity, is there anything we’ve been doing right? This year’s “Vital Signs: Volume 20″ project director Michael Renner joins A Public Affair to share these answers and more. more »

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