articles tagged "Esty Dinur"

“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 »

Snowden and the Politics of Asylum in Ecuador

Friday, 19 July 2013 | A Public Affair
Ecuador's flag

On Friday July 19th, host Esty Dinur spoke with both Mark Weisbrot, the co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and Dr. Ronn Pineo, Chair of the Department of History at Towson University about latest news on Ecuador and why Edward Snowden would consider seeking asylum in that country. more »

Climate: The New Protagonist in History

Friday, 28 June 2013 | A Public Affair
global crisis

Geoffrey Parker, history professor at Ohio State University and winner of the Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for history, joined Esty Dinur on the Friday A Public Affair to discuss his book “Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century”. This book examines how climate change in the 1600s affected global events, and theorizes how climate change today could do the same. more »

Economic Democracy in Madison

Friday, 21 June 2013 | A Public Affair

“Madison does not have one single achievement gap. It has many achievement gaps”, says Justice Castaneda. more »

Dirty Wars

Friday, 14 June 2013 | A Public Affair

On Friday, June 14th A Public Affair host Esty Dinur interviewed Jeremy Scahill, author of Dirty Wars. Scahill discussed the life of a journalist covering stories the government would rather keep secret. more »

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