Today on the show, Allen speaks with Latin American historian Greg Grandin about his new book, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America. Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University. His research focuses on US foreign policy, Latin America, genocide, and […]
For today’s pledge drive episode, Allen is joined in the studio by Armando Ibarra, co-author of The Latino Question. They look at labor migration and the role of working-class Mexicans in U.S. history, the ideology and practice of empire, the significance of political economy to Latino politics, and how Latino politics could breathe new life into […]
Don’t miss this special event coming to Madison every 1st Friday of the month at Nomad World Pub! DJ B-KEM will be mixing the hottest Afrobeats, Dancehall, Latin, Reggae, Soca, Top 40 and more!! * FREE ENTRY * FREE Street and Lot Parking * Music Starts at 10PM * Open to Public * 21+ * […]
Hondura’s bitterly disputed Presidential election officially came to a close last week, when the Special Election Tribunal announced that incumbent National Party President Jose Orlando Hernandez had won reelection over his challenger Salvador Nasralla by a margin of only one and a half percent. The U.S., Canada and Mexico were quick to endorse the Tribunal’s […]
Host Allen Ruff speaks with historian Marc Becker about his newly released book, The FBI in Latin America, a study of the FBI in charge of political surveillance in Ecuador during World War II.
Working Capital for Community Needs (www.wccn.org) will be celebrating 30+ years of creating opportunities for the working poor in Latin America, and they’d like to do it over the airwaves with WORT. The sounds and culture of the region will come to life with music from each of the countries WCCN serves and stories inviting special guests […]