On today’s Thanksgiving edition, Allen hosts his annual fireside chat with Will Williams, Vietnam veteran and activist with Veterans for Peace. They discuss the origins of Thanksgiving and what it means to be grateful year-round.
It’s a Thanksgiving Edition of A Public Affair with Allen Ruff. Veterans for Peace activist Will Williams is in the studio to talk about the alternative history of Thanksgiving — as the birth of a national myth, and a day of violation of Indigenous Peoples.
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“The tradition of all dead generations weigh like a nightmare on the brain of the living.” – Karl Marx, 1852 As families join together on Thanksgiving, Allen Ruff presents a discussion on Standing Rock, and how the history of our nation is tied to the present. What are we thankful for? What else should we […]
WORT has prepared special programming for the Thanksgiving holiday. On Wednesday, November 23rd at 6pm, hear an update from the Standing Rock reservation and their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. This hour-long special was produced for you by Alejandro Alonso Galva. On Thursday, November 24th at 6pm, learn Wisconsin history and how the Black […]
What’s the deal with Black Friday? Why do we love it? What compels us to go shopping? Is this a lasting tradition? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!