On Monday December 10th, host John Quinlan spoke with author James Gustave Speth about how to fix a broken system, whether it comes to the subject of democracy or whether it comes to the subject of media and other institutions which are fundamental to a democratic way of life. They discussed Speth’s book “America the […]
Mike McCabe, Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. A nonprofit nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to clean government.
McCabe spoke candidly about the State of the Union address. “I’ve grown tired of what they say,” he said and then added, “What they do is what matters.”
This 4th of July, Allen Ruff was joined by Bob McChesney to talk about his latest book co-authored with John Nichols, “Dollarocracy”. “Dollarocracy” examines what happens to a democracy when big money is involved in elections.
What’s happening with the protests in Hong Kong? Who are the protesters? What is Beijing’s response? What will happen next? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Have we not done the things that are necessary to lower emissions because those things fundamentally conflict with deregulated capitalism? How do we nurse American democracy back to health? Find out the answer to these questions and many more on this edition of A Public Affair!
How did the American media system become what it is today? Why do American media have so few public interest regulations compared with other democratic nations? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!