We continue our local political coverage with an episode featuring three candidates for the Wisconsin State Senate: Lori Hawkins, Kriss Marion, and Lee Snodgrass. They each share what inspired them to run for state senator, the unique challenges and characteristics of their respective districts, and the excitement and energy surrounding the “pink wave” of women […]
In observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, today’s episode features a conversation with Lumbee Tribe members Malinda Maynor Lowery and Ryan Emanuel. Over the course of the hour, they discuss the importance of singing in Lumbee tradition, the effects of climate change and rising seas on the tribe, pipeline construction in North Carolina, the history of […]
Today’s episode features women on the front lines of water and land justice in the United States. First, we get updates from Anne White Hat, an activist and water protector who was arrested for protesting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline at the L’Eau Est La Vie Camp, a resistance camp in Louisiana. On the second part of […]
It’s a split show today! The first segment features Allen’s conversation with Trita Parsi, co-founder of the National Iranian American Council. They discuss American-Iranian relations under the Trump administration. Next, we hear from Lisa Graves, former chief counsel for nominations for the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. She offers us up-to-date, on-the-ground observations from […]
On today’s show, Lilada celebrates her time with A Public Affair by chatting with some dear friends and reminiscing about favorite episodes and moments from the last two years.
Today’s pledge drive edition features Carousel’s interview with Margaret Hagerman, author of White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America. Margaret Hagerman is an assistant professor of sociology at Mississippi State University, where she also serves as affiliate faculty in the African American studies program and the gender studies program. Her research focuses […]