It’s Pledge Drive! To kick off the week today host Patty Peltekos talks with Scott Straus, author of “Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa.” His new book looks at why and how genocide happens and is the 2015 award-winner for Best Book by the International Studies Association. Scott Straus is a […]
On Tuesday April 30th, host Anjuli Brekke discussed the efficacy of foreign aid and the best strategies for developing nations. The guest for the first half of the hour was Duncan Green, author of the book “From Poverty to Power.” Duncan Green is Oxfam Great Britain’s Senior Strategic Adviser. He was Oxfam’s Head of Research from 2004-12. “From Poverty to Power” contains the accumulated knowledge of 25 years spent researching and writing about reducing poverty and combating injustice. During the second half of the hour Anjuli continued the discussion of foreign development strategies with University of Wisconsin Professor of Political Science and expert on African Politics Scott Straus.