12 PM: What effects does the digital divide have on the future of democracy? Today Allen Ruff talks with Bob McChesney, co-author of the newly released book “People Get Ready,” to discuss this and the need for a new economy. But first, assistant news director Dylan Brogan gives an update from the “Day Without Latinos […]
In today’s edition of A Public Affair, Allen Ruff speaks wit Jennifer Loewenstein, associate professor of Middle East studies at Penn State. In a prerecorded interview, they’ll discuss the current situation, the mounting crisis centered in Syria, and the longer historical context for it.
Who were the big winners of the Iowa caucus? What does this mean for the election going forward? Today Allen Ruff talks with Mary Bottari, investigative journalist with the Center for Media and Democracy to discuss the caucus and broader political issues including the influence of “Big Money” in the electoral process.
Today on A Public Affair Allen Ruff talks with poet Martin Espada on his new collection “Vivas to Those Who Have Failed.” Espada published almost twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator. His many honors include the Shelley Memorial Award, the Robert Creeley Award, the National Hispanic Cultural Center Literary Award, an American Book Award, the PEN/Revson […]
How do we understand the “militia” occupation in Oregon? Tune in at noon as Allen Ruff talks with Chip Berlet, a long-time investigative journalist with Political Research Associates and analyst of the ultra-right, on the Oregon protest.
The good and the bad, Matthew Rothschild, executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, joins A Public Affair host Allen Ruff for a year end wrap of this past year’s most important stories.