At the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va. in August 2017, neo-Nazi demonstrators marched with symbols from the Middle Ages. Earlier this year, the Christchurch terrorist, who killed fifty-one people at a mosque in New Zealand, included Odin’s cross in his manifesto and made reference to Valhalla in his final social media post. Scholars […]
Today we welcome Mary Norris, the Comma Queen, back on the air with us to discuss her latest book, Greek to Me. The book traces her journey learning the Greek language and falling in love with Greece, its literature, and its culture. Mary Norris joined the editorial staff of The New Yorker in 1978 and was a […]
Another development in the story of Greece’s struggle with foreign debt came last week when the European Commission issued the nation a €7.16bn bridge loan to avoid defaulting on its repayment obligations.
Has austerity gone too far? How did we get here and where are we heading? With Greece and the EU, what are likely scenarios for the near and farther future? On Friday, July 17th, host Esty Dinur spoke with economist Doug Henwood to discuss global austerity and what the future holds.
What brought about the win of the leftist government in Greece? What are the reasons for the austerity forced on the Greek people? What is the Golden Dawn Movement? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
On Friday October 4th, our host Esty Dinur was joined by Damon and CJ Terrell for the first half of the show to discuss updates with the solidarity sing-a-long at the capitol here in Madison. For the second half of the show, Dinur was joined by Costas Panayotakis, an associate professor of social theory, political economy and environmental sociology at New York City College of Technology, to talk about what’s happening in Greece and the Golden Dawn.