How is the Black Lives Matter relevant to socialism today? Allen Ruff talks with historian William P. Jones to discuss his Jacobin Magazine article reappraising Eugene V. Debs on the struggle for black equality.
Today host Allen Ruff spoke with guest Henry Giroux to discuss racism and the “punishing state.” Radical social critic and public intellectual Henry Giroux recently published “The Fire This Time: Black Youth and the Spectacle of Postracial Violence” and “Trumping America,” out today.
In the wake of the shooting deaths of nine African-American churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, public attention has turned toward the racially motivated violence that continues to plague the U.S. despite some policymakers and media figures saying otherwise.
Which are the most racist cities in America? Is Madison one of them? How can we work towards racial progress in our city? Check our this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Racism and identity discussed from an American historical context and modern day perspective with guests Professor Christy Clark-Pujara and Elden Steele.