On Friday January 4, 2013, our guest host Ankur Malhotra spoke with Ryan and Alex from the new Madison brewery Karben4. The brewery just had their soft opening this weekend, and will be coming out with a new beer each week for the next three Saturdays. The brewery is now open for business. The brewery […]
On Thursday January 3rd, host Allen Ruff took on the controversial issue plaguing Wisconsin of silica (frac) sand mining here in Wisconsin. He spoke with a panel of four guests: Steve Faulkner, author of the book “Water Walk: a Passage of Ghosts,” Linda Three Crows Meadowlark, a Native American rights activist and environmentalist, Edie Ehlert, […]
On Monday, January 7, Madison Metro bus user Melvin Hinton will interview individuals associated with Madison Metro Transit, discussing how the Madison Metro system works, how to use it well, and maybe something about the historical successes of its drivers in the bus rodeos of yore.
On Wednesday January 2nd, host Karma Chavez spoke with author, journalist, and photographer David Bacon about his work regrading NAFTA and immigration. For the last twenty years David Bacon, through his work as a writer and photojournalist, has researched the relationship between the global economy, labor, and migration. In his book “Illegal People” published in […]
On this special New Year’s Day edition of A Public Affair, we heard from Madison youth who shared their thoughts and hopes for the upcoming year. Cynthia Lin spoke with members of the youth led Madison based organization Freedom Inc. She was joined in the studio with Jaunita and Tasha from Freedom Inc.’s youth council […]
On Monday December 31st, Norm Stockwell, subbing for John Quinlan, spoke with author and freelance journalist Seth Rosenfeld. Rosenfeld is “author of the best-selling book Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals, and Reagan’s Rise to Power, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Subversives traces the FBI’s secret involvement with three iconic figures at Berkeley […]