What needs to happen to stop the Islamic State? What does the current state of emergency mean for France? Today we talk to Vijay Prashad on ISIS and the attacks taking place around the world. Vijay Prashad is a professor of international studies at Trinity College, and contributor of The Guardian and Counterpunch.
Hassan Hassan, a Syrian journalist and co-author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror, had an in-depth conversation with Brian Standing about the group, its goals, and where things stand today.
Was the murder of 9 people in a historic black church in Charleston last week an act of terrorism? Today host Karma Chavez will be talking about Charleston and terrorism with Dr. Leah Mirakhor. A professor of English at the College of Wooster and UW grad, Mirakhor is currently working on a book about terrorism from the Cold War to the War on Terror. Listen to today’s edition of A Public Affair to here more.
This week, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin warned that the consequences of the partial federal government shutdown will soon hit Wisconsin
On Tuesday, June 4th sub host Tim Hansel interviewed UW-Madison philosophy professor Claudia Card about her book “Confronting Evils: Terrorism, Torture, Genocide”. Throughout the hour they discussed what makes something evil, examples of evil within our world today, and what our responsibility to combat evil is.