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 […]
Pledge drive continues! Today Esty Dinur talks with Stanley Aronowitz, author of “The Death and Life of American Labor” to discuss the decline of the American union movement and how it can be revived. Stanley Aronowitz is a Distinguished Professor in the Ph.D. Program in Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and Director of the […]
When disaster strikes, who profits? This is the driving question behind Antony Loewenstein’s new book “Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe.” Today host Esty Dinur talks with Loewenstein on his new book and how governments and corporations profit from disaster. Antony Loewenstein is an Australian independent freelance journalist, author, documentarian and blogger. His […]
What is the Detention Watch Network? Who is being detained and why? What changes to immigration reform need to happen to reduce this? Today Esty Dinur talks with local activist Leila Pine and Mary Small, Policy Director for Detention Watch Network to discuss the current state of immigration and mandatory detention in the United States.
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.