It’s that time of year: resolutions are being formed and reflections are made. People take a moment to look back at the past year, and forward to the new year that comes. Today Allen Ruff talks with local activists Rebecca Kemble and Will Williams, as well as you, the listener, to hear your concerns and […]
“The tradition of all dead generations weigh like a nightmare on the brain of the living.” – Karl Marx, 1852 As families join together on Thanksgiving, Allen Ruff presents a discussion on Standing Rock, and how the history of our nation is tied to the present. What are we thankful for? What else should we […]
Today on A Public Affair Esty Dinur and Rebecca Kemble discuss Standing Rock, #NoDAPL, and the role of women in the rising global indigenous-led movement to protect the earth and her water and other resources. Guests include Tara Houska, Couchiching Ojibwe tribal rights attorney in Washington, D.C., founder of Not Your Mascots, writer and the Native American […]
Pledge drive continues! Today sub-host Rebecca Kemble talks with political author and journalist Ari Berman. Berman will be in Madison on Tuesday, September 27th, at the Goodman Community Center to discuss his new book, “Give Us the Ballot.” Ari Berman is a political correspondent for The Nation and an investigative journalism Fellow at the Nation […]
(WORT) — This week we cover the future of the Oscar Mayer site, intolerance on the UW-Madison campus, and interview author Jon Ronson on his latest book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed.
Around 60 people gathered on Madison’s north side Wednesday night to share their ideas about how the city could help breath new life into the sprawling Oscar Mayer facility once Kraft Heinz leaves the area this year. Darien Lamen reports.