As we approach the nineteenth anniversary of 9/11, today we turn our attention to the five-trillion-dollar “war on terror” and the construction the racialized terrorist in the American imagination with professor Deepa Kumar, author of Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire. Deepa Kumar is a professor of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University, where […]
In the wake of the seventeenth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks in the US, we reflect on what has happened in the intervening years. Allen talks to anti-war activist David Swanson about the world post-9/11, including the function of monuments, war propaganda, and the weapons business. David Swanson is an author, radio host, […]
The 9/11 Commemoration Art Benefit is a meaningful event remembering 9/11 all over again. New artworks from YRG artists will have pieces dedicated to this special event. Expect food, music, fun, and serious intellectual conversations that might change your mind on what happened that drastic day that changed the world. Come out and hear your […]
Is leaving Afghanistan now nearly as bad an idea as occupying it in the first place? Would the U.S. have gone to war had 9/11 never occurred? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Check out this episode of A Public Affair for a special September 11th Anniversary edition.
This week your host Sabi Atteyih celebrates Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani’s theme of love for country and reports on Syrian issues, UN Security Council actions, international law violations, and the Americans For Democracy in Egypt demonstrations in Michigan. Also, news from Tunisia, Turkey, Lebanon, and the Syrian village of Ma’loula. With music from Iraqi American oud […]