The domestic terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia, has brought important conversations on white supremacy and hate groups to national news. Esty Dinur hosts an open line featuring listener reactions to the recent events.
President Trump announced last week that Taiwan-based Foxconn is going to look at Wisconsin to create a 1,000-acre campus. Since then, legislators have laid out the benefits the state will gain from this, as well as the potential detriments. One area of concern as of late is the push back of environmental regulations presented in the […]
You may have gone and seen some of the big blockbusters this summer, full of action, special effects and suspense. This hour, we learn about the government intervention and propaganda that some say are spread through Hollywood. Esty Dinur is joined by Matthew Alford and Tom Secker, co-authors of the new book National Security Cinema […]
Today’s show concludes our interviews with the candidates for the WORT Board. Esty Dinur talks with the remaining candidates in the Supporting Member category, Jim Bredeson, Dave Devereaux-Weber and Fred Olsen. The Listener-Sponsor group consists of 4 of the 11 seats, and includes anyone who has made at least an annual, basic ($40) listener-sponsorship level contribution […]
We we wrap up our summer pledge drive, Esty Dinur is joined by author Kate Moore. Her new book “The Radium Girls” tells the story of the young women exposed to the “wonder” substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances. Their courage and tenacity led to life-changing regulations, […]
On today’s pledge drive edition of A Public Affair, we check in with journalist Will Parrish, who has been writing about the counter-terrorism tactic used at Standing Rock to “defeat pipeline insurgencies.”