Thursday host Allen Ruff speaks with investigative journalist Gareth Porter about Iran’s nuclear program, following the recent announcement that the United States would reimpose sanctions on Iran. Mr. Porter covers national state security and he’s author of the title Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare (2014). Then, Allen speaks with retired labor […]
Host Allen Ruff speaks with Jennifer Loewenstein, a freelance journalist and activist and faculty in Penn State University’s Department of Middle East Studies. Loewenstein has been covering conflicts in the Middle East for approaching thirty years, and her work has appeared in academic journals such as the Journal of Palestine Studies and popular outlets like CounterPunch Magazine and Palestine Chronicle. In the […]
The first Wisconsin Iranian Film Festival, held a year ago, was a huge success. So much so, that organizer Hamidreza Nassiri scheduled a follow up for February of 2018. He lined up seven feature films and seven shorts from Iranian directors and once again, the Madison audience responded with enthusiasm. The only problem was, the […]
How do we begin the understand the recent deal with Iran to curtail its nuclear program? Is there some deeper context for understanding the role of the U.S., as the major holder of nuclear weapons as we approach the anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Today host Allen Ruff discussed this with cultural critic, historian and anti-war activist H Bruce Franklin.
MADISON (WORT) — In front of a packed crowd in Waukesha, Governor Scott Walker officially announced his campaign for president.
Mideast expert Andrew Kydd discusses the prospects and implications of a deal to curtail Iran’s nuclear capability on the April 20,2015 Eight O’Clock Buzz.