It’s Thanksgiving, which on A Public Affair means Will Williams joins us in studio. Will is a Vietnam veteran and activist with Veterans for Peace. He talks with host Allen Ruff about activism, military, Native struggles, President Trump, F-35 fighter jets, and white nationalists.
“The world is increasingly on fire, literally and figuratively,” says host Allen Ruff at the beginning of today’s episode. So let’s talk about it! This afternoon, we opened up the phone lines to hear from listeners about their own observations and concerns about our world-on-fire. Callers weighed in on newsworthy topics like the political crisis […]
Today, we continue our ongoing conversation about the Air Force’s intention to site a fleet of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field in Madison. “What has been scarce in this debate is actual information,” says alder Rebecca Kemble. She and journalist Dylan Brogan join Allen in the studio today to get down to the facts […]
If you live in Madison, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about the fleet of F-35 fighter jets the Air Force is considering siting at Truax Field. We have covered this topic on the show in recent weeks, and today we revisit the F-35s on the final day of the public comment period on the […]
Madison has been in an ongoing public debate about the possible siting of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field. For today’s F-35 update episode, we speak with Representative Chris Taylor and Amelia Royko-Maurer, both of whom were part of a delegation of Madison-area community leaders and elected officials who traveled to Burlington, Vermont last week […]
Representative Mark Pocan, who represents Wisconsin’s 2nd congressional district, spoke with reporters about a variety of issues facing Wisconsinites in his Madison office earlier today. Congressman Pocan acknowledged the challenges facing Wisconsin’s dairy farmers and touted recent bills in Congress dealing with generic drugs. “Interestingly, if you have one generic drug [as] competition to a […]