Today is the last day of the Republican National Convention. On the Jul 22 edition of A Public Affair, Allen speaks with journalists Arun Gupta and Ruth Conniff live from the convention in Cleveland. Arun Gupta is an investigative reporter and the vice president of developer advocacy at Couchbase. He has been building developer communities […]
WORT welcomes sub host Kevin Fenton to the A Public Affair airwaves. On the first half of the show, Fenton talks with Monona Police Chief Walter Ostrenga on police accountability and oversight. Later he is joined on the phone by Shannon Kearns, a transgender playwright from the Twin Cities to discuss Kearns’s plays and the community […]
Important conversations happening today regarding race relations in Madison. How do we build trust? How do we balance the requirement for people to legally respect police orders vs. people who feel their self worth is being challenged? Today Carousel is joined by Madison Police Captain Kristen Roman and Matthew Braunginn, one of the founder’s of […]
Today is the opening day of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, and will wrap up this Thursday, July 21. On today’s A Public Affair, Patty discusses the presidential campaigns and the Republican National Convention with David Canon, Chair of the University of Wisconsin Department of Political Science.
At least 84 people are dead and many others injured after a truck plowed through a street in Nice during a Bastille Day celebration last night. Today Esty Dinur discusses the attack with Barry Lando, former producer with “60 Minutes.” He is the author of Web of Deceit about the history of Iraq, and has […]
Today Allen hosts renowned author and radio journalist David Barsamian. David has been deported from, and barred from entering India due to his reporting on the violation of human rights in Kashmir, one of the most heavily policed places on the planet. They discuss broader historical and regional context for current demonstrations and ongoing repression […]