In the summer of 1998, Time magazine asked, “Is Feminism Dead?” In reality, it was very much alive. On the margins of mainstream media coverage, lesbians, women of color, and international coalitions were paving the way for 21st-century feminism, including the 2017 Women’s March and the #MeToo movement. On today’s show, guest host Nan Enstad explores […]
Writer and activist adrienne maree brown’s book Pleasure Activism hit shelves last year and created waves in Black feminist and activist circles. Her politics of radical pleasure, self-help, society-help, and planet-help are needed now more than ever. Today on the show, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow spends the hour with adrienne maree brown to discuss what […]
“Well, first you talk to one person, then you talk to another person, then you talk to another person…” – Cesar Chavez How is change made? From discomfort. Comfortable people don’t move, they stay where they are because they are comfortable where they are. It’s the basic law of physics, an object at rest will […]
Pledge drive continues! Today Esty Dinur talks with Stanley Aronowitz, author of “The Death and Life of American Labor” to discuss the decline of the American union movement and how it can be revived. Stanley Aronowitz is a Distinguished Professor in the Ph.D. Program in Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and Director of the […]
How do the protests in Madison relate to what is happening around the country? What is Ferguson to Madison? How is the Madison community responding to the movement? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!