On Wednesday, just hours after a small group of Texas legislators and thousands of angry citizens effectively killed an anti-abortion bill in the Texas statehouse in a dramatic showdown, we get an update from two women who were there all night. Does this picture remind you of Wisconsin?
On the Wednesday, June 19th A Public Affair, host Tim Hansel interviewed two different guests on U.S. government surveillance. For the first half of the hour, Hansel talked with Marcia Mitchell, author of “The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War: Katherine Gun and the Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion”. During the second half of the hour the conversation moved to current surveillance within the United States itself, as executive director of the National Lawyer’s Guild Heidi Boghosian joined Tim Hansel to discuss her upcoming book “Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance”.
On Tuesday, June 18th sub host Tim Hansel interviewed Matt Dannenberg of the League of Conservation Voters (LCV). The LCV as an organization that pushes for legislation which supports environmental conservation and exposes legislators of all political affiliations who consistently vote against such legislation.
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.
On Wednesday May 29th, our host Tim Hansel interviewed Jonathan Martin, professor and chair department of the University of Wisconsin Madison’s Atmospheric and Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, about severe weather and more specifically the tornadoes that devastated Moore, Oklahoma
On Wednesday, May 15th host Tim Hansel talked with Wisconsin DNR representative Kelly Kearns about invasive species across the state. Everyone knows invasive species are bad – but why? What’s their history? How do you identify them and what can you do about it if you see one?