We are in the second week of the government shutdown, which means we are getting closer to the possibility that the United States will default on its debt. On Friday October 11th, our host Esty Dinur was joined in-studio with Mary Bottari, Center for Media and Democracy’s Deputy Director, to break apart the government shutdown and to take a closer look at who the key players are.
On Friday October 4th, our host Esty Dinur was joined by Damon and CJ Terrell for the first half of the show to discuss updates with the solidarity sing-a-long at the capitol here in Madison. For the second half of the show, Dinur was joined by Costas Panayotakis, an associate professor of social theory, political economy and environmental sociology at New York City College of Technology, to talk about what’s happening in Greece and the Golden Dawn.
On Thursday September 26th, our host Allen Ruff and Logan Quincy and Steven Horn discussed the controversial politics of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
International Studies and Politics professor Stephen Zunes joined host Allen Ruff on WORT’s A Public Affair to discuss the complex interests surrounding involvement in Syria and potential consequences of all options.
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.
As turmoil continues to brew in Syria, our host Allen Ruff was joined by guest David Swanson on Thursday September 5th to discuss the current situation in Syria and the question that the U.S. is being forced to consider. Will the U.S. Congress vote to attack Syria?