The president is speaking in Wisconsin tomorrow. Donald Trump will give remarks ahead of Foxconn’s official groundbreaking at the Mount Pleasant site of their planned LCD display screen manufacturing campus. Wisconsin agreed to a $3 billion incentives package to lure the Taiwanese tech giant to the state. They say they’ll bring around 13 thousand new […]
Allen Ruff’s guest is historian and public intellectual Alfred McCoy. He’s the Harrington Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, and author of several books, including The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia and Policing America’s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State. The two discuss his recent piece […]
In the wake of President Trump’s declaration of support for Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, host Allen Ruff speaks with journalist and author Ali Abunimah. He is a columnist, author of books The Battle for Justice in Palestine and One Country: A Bold-Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse, and founder of The Electronic Intifada, a […]
How did we get to the present day of ‘fake news’ and Donald Trump? News Director Molly Stentz speaks with Kurt Anderson about his new book, Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire. They talk about the 500-year history of superstition, false beliefs, and hucksterism in this country. Kurt Anderson is the host of Studio 360, a […]
Thursday host Allen Ruff speaks with Philip Gourevitch, contributor to The New Yorker and the author of several books on foreign policy issues. Gourevitch was in Madison a couple of weeks ago to give a talk about the intersection of President Trump’s administration and foreign policy. Today he and Allen discuss the deep undercurrent of violence […]
The first month of the Trump Administration has brought pledges to deport undocumented immigrants and start construction of a border wall. State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa, of Milwaukee’s 8th District, joins Tony to talk about actions from the White House, the recent Day Without Latinos demonstration, and a court case involving Sheriff David Clarke.