Geoffrey Parker, history professor at Ohio State University and winner of the Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for history, joined Esty Dinur on the Friday A Public Affair to discuss his book “Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century”. This book examines how climate change in the 1600s affected global events, and theorizes how climate change today could do the same.
“Madison does not have one single achievement gap. It has many achievement gaps”, says Justice Castaneda.
On Friday, June 14th A Public Affair host Esty Dinur interviewed Jeremy Scahill, author of Dirty Wars. Scahill discussed the life of a journalist covering stories the government would rather keep secret.
On Friday, June 7th, A Public Affair host Esty Dinur interviewed Andy Lee Roth, Associate Director of Project Censored. They discussed the founding of Project Censored, how Project Censored covers news that corporate media doesn’t, and some of the top censored stories from 2013.
On Friday May 31, our host Esty Dinur interviewed Jennifer Loewenstein, the Associate director of the Middle East Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin Madison, about what’s happening in Syria.
On Friday May 24th, host Esty Dinur interviewed Steven Mufson about his new book “Keystone XL: Down the Line”. Later she spoke with Mike Dorsey about the renewable energy frontier and climate change.