On Thursday October 24th, our host Allen Ruff was joined by the co-editors of the book “The Syria Dilemma”, Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel, to discuss what is being done in Syria and what could or should be done in the future. Hashemi and Postel work with the University of Denver’s Center for Middle East Studies.
On Tuesday October 15th, our host Carousel Bayrd talked with Anat Shenker- Osorio about her latest book, “Don’t Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense about the Economy”.
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.