Cynthia Lin interviewed The Real News correspondent Jihan Hafiz about her experiences in Cairo during the elections. Egypt’s historical presidential elections took place on May 23rd and May 24th. This Tuesday, Cynthia discussed with Jihan Hafiz the implications of the election in the context of revolution and the desire for deeper change in Egypt. Follow […]
On Wednesday Nov 7, our host Jan Miyasaki interviewed Selena Petigrew, President of the Allied Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood Association, and founding member and board member of member run and owned cooperative, Allied Wellness Coop. They speak about the voter turnout in the Allied Dunn’s Marsh neighborhood, where there was, roughly, a 70% turnout. Selena […]
On Wednesday November 7, host Jan Miyasaki spoke with Mary Layoun, Chair and Professor of Comparative Literature at UW-Madison. She spoke about the toxicity of political life and the campaign. Mary explains,“The toxicity is worse than I have ever seen it. And the money involved…is just stunning. That piece is so deeply broken, and I […]
On Wednesday November 7, host Jan Miyasaki interviewed Professor Alfred McCoy, Professor of History at UW-Madison. He is the author of “Torture and Impunity: The US Doctrine…
In 2009, the Honduran military deposed elected President Manuel Zelaya. First elected in 2006, Zelaya had moved to the left over the course of his Presidency, and had called for a national referendum to revise the Honduran constitution. After the coup, Zelaya remained in exile in the Dominican Republic. Now, Zelaya’s wife, Xiomara Castro, has […]
Protests have plagued Thailand for what seems like years, but we haven’t seen a lot of coverage by mainstream media in the United States. So why aren’t we hearing more about it? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair to learn more!