This story originally appeared June 01, 2016 on The Progressive website. Madison, Wisconsin, and the world have lost a great voice for peace and justice. Poet and activist Daniel Kunene died this past week at the age of 93. Kunene was a professor emeritus in the University of Wisconsin Department of African Languages and Literature […]
What are the connections between the 1984 murder of Mexican journalist Manuel Buendía and the U.S. proxy wars in Central America in the 1980s? A brand new book by journalists Russell Bartley and Sylvia Erickson Bartley looks at this question and many other connected issues in the last years of the Cold War. Their 30-year […]
Sunday marks the 6th anniversary of the coup that took place in that Central American nation. Since then Honduras has become one of the most dangerous countries on earth. On this June 25th edition of A Public Affair, guest host Norman Stockwell discusses Honduras and the death of Miguel Facusse with Dan Beeton of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Karen Spring from the Honduras Solidarity Network, reporter Sarah Blaskey and Andres Tomas Conteris from Democracy Now En Espanol.
Why were 147 Kenyan college students murdered last week? Who is responsible for the attack? How is Kenya responding to this tragedy? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Have you ever heard of the World Social Forum? What are the goals of the forum? Where is it held? Who attends? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more.
WORT’s own Norman Stockwell joins Thursday 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Castañeda to talk about a recent delegation to San José de Apartadó, as that community commemorated the 10th anniversary of a brutal massacre. Norman and Eunice Gibson (former Madison City Attorney) will speak about their experience tonight at 206 Ingraham Hall from 7 to […]