On January 9, 1909, Senator Robert M. La Follette Sr. (“Fighting Bob La Follette”) of Wisconsin founded The Progressive, a magazine for voices of peace, equality, and justice. As the magazine celebrates its 110th year of publication, we touch base with editor Bill Lueders and publisher Norman Stockwell to hear about the forthcoming June/July 2019 […]
On today’s episode, guest host Norman Stockwell talks to Sylvie Laurent, author of King and the Other America: The Poor People’s Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality.
For today’s pledge drive edition, guest host Norman Stockwell is joined in the studio by historian Paul Buhle to discuss the 50th anniversary edition of Radical America Komiks and reminisce about the history of media, the underground press, art, and radical politics in the 1960s and 70s. Paul Buhle is founder of the journal Radical America and the archive Oral […]
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.