How did Donald Trump inspire the rise of the “alt right”? What role will they play in the upcoming Trump presidency? Today’s guest is Chip Berlet, an investigative journalist, research analyst, and activist scholar specializing in the study of extreme right-wing movements in the United States. As a human rights activist, Chip Berlet has spent […]
The election is just around the corner! In this commentary, Mike McCabe of Blue Jean Nation takes the time to think about a man who also nearly lost the republic: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln gave the country the perfect definition of democracy, but we may not be living up to that system today. In today’s installment, […]
Happy Birthday Madison! The city of Madison is 160 years old today! In addition, today is A Public Affair’s last day of Pledge Drive! Today sub host Bert Zipperer talks with Brenda Konkel of the Tenant Resource Center to discuss housing rights, democracy and the attacks on tenant rights in Wisconsin. Click here or visit the […]
(WORT) — Watchdog Mike McCabe provides this commentary on why our democracy is more of a verb, than a noun.
How can citizens help restore the democratic state in the US? Today Today’s guest is Wisconsin’s progressive populist campaigner, Mike McCabe, discussing his recent manifesto, “Blue Jeans in High Places” and the struggle needed to wrench politics out of the grasp of the Republican and Democratic parties. Mike McCabe is the founder of Blue Jean […]
Only two days left of A Public Affair’s pledge drive! Today Allen Ruff talks with Bob McChesney, a leader in challenging the corporate media’s role in degrading democracy, to discuss the role of the media in shaping the current Presidential campaign, and the state of the world economy and the political implications, at home and […]