Judah Friedlander has performed as a stand-up comedian for over thirty years. His television and movie credits include: Frank Rossitano in the NBC sitcom “Thirty Rock,” as well as parts in “American Splendor,” “The Wrestler,” and “Meet the Parents.” In 2017, he wrote, produced and starred in the Netflix comedy special, “America is the Greatest […]
Among the many bills former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed in his first term, the state’s 2011 Voter ID law continues to cast a large shadow over Wisconsin elections. Wisconsin’s Voter ID law is one of the strictest in the nation when it comes to student ID’s, requiring a two-year expiration date window, a signature […]
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The BLM wants to get rid of wild horses on public land, and American Wild Horse Campaign is suing them. For the first part of the show, Esty talks with Suzanne Roy about the rounding up the horses. Suzanne is the executive director of AWHC. In the second half of the show, we talk with […]
It’s Thanksgiving, which on A Public Affair means Will Williams joins us in studio. Will is a Vietnam veteran and activist with Veterans for Peace. He talks with host Allen Ruff about activism, military, Native struggles, President Trump, F-35 fighter jets, and white nationalists.
Over Ada Deer’s life, she has been a social worker, activist, professor, lobbyist, and author. She joins host Chali Pittman in studio to talk about her life, work, and American Indian history. Ada Deer grew up on the Menominee Reservation, and she graduated from UW–Madison with a degree in social work. She later taught courses […]