On Tuesday, June 4th sub host Tim Hansel interviewed UW-Madison philosophy professor Claudia Card about her book “Confronting Evils: Terrorism, Torture, Genocide”. Throughout the hour they discussed what makes something evil, examples of evil within our world today, and what our responsibility to combat evil is.
How do you belong to a community without conforming to it? How do you acknowledge tragedy without exploiting it? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
It’s Pledge Drive! To kick off the week today host Patty Peltekos talks with Scott Straus, author of “Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa.” His new book looks at why and how genocide happens and is the 2015 award-winner for Best Book by the International Studies Association. Scott Straus is a […]
Substitute host Gil Halsted speaks with Jerome Dillard, a lead organizer of Ex-Prisoners Organizing, about advocating for the rights of the incarcerated and the formerly-incarcerated ; and later speaks with Dr. Elizabeth Minnich about her recent book about genocide and how it happens, The Evil of Banality.