The independent newspaper News from Indian Country, founded in 1986 by Paul DeMain of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, ran its last issue published by Indian Country Communications back in August. Today on the show, guest host Rebecca Kemble speaks with master storyteller Paul DeMain about insights from his forty-year career as a journalist and […]
Substitute host Rebecca Kemble explores the idea of “the commons,” a type of model in which resources are managed and accessible to all members of a community. She is joined by Stephanie Rearick, founder of Madison’s Mutual Aid Network; Christian Iaione, Associate Professor of Public Law at Guglielmo Marconi University of Rome and Visiting Professor of Governance of the […]
Gil Halsted looks at the relationship between county law enforcement officers and Native American tribal communities. He speaks with Sandra Gokee, cousin of Jason Pero, the fourteen-year old citizen of the Bad River Band who was shot and killed by a County Sheriff Deputy on November 8th, 2017. Ms. Gokee was placed on administrative leave, […]
Have you heard about the Wisconsin Mining Standoff? The GTac mining proposal? What about the Enbridge pipeline expansion? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
The potential strip mine in the Penokee hills has sparked debate and controversy on both sides of the issue. On the Friday, July 12th A Public Affair, sub host Rebecca Kemble talked with a panel of people involved in the anti-mining activism.