Today Esty Dinur talks with McKay Coppins, political reporter for Buzzfeed and author of “The Wilderness.” Later she talks with Nathan Robinson, Doctoral Student in Sociology & Social Policy at Harvard and contributor to Current Affairs Magazine on the general election. Click here to donate or visit the station at 118 S Bedford St. to […]
How do we understand Trump? Have we seen this before? Allen talks with historian and activist scholar Van Gosse to discuss his recent piece situating Donald Trump in the longer arc of reactionary US politics and other concerns. Van Gosse is a historian and public intellectual. He teaches at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, […]
Today is the last day of the Republican National Convention. On the Jul 22 edition of A Public Affair, Allen speaks with journalists Arun Gupta and Ruth Conniff live from the convention in Cleveland. Arun Gupta is an investigative reporter and the vice president of developer advocacy at Couchbase. He has been building developer communities […]
On the August 12th edition of A Public Affair, Esty Dinur talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston about his brand new book, “The Making of Donald Trump.” Having reported about the mogul-turned-presidential-candidate for some 30 years, Johnston discusses Trump’s beginnings, involvement with the mafia and other major criminals, close relationship with McCarthyite […]
More and more prominent Republicans are calling ‘take backs’ on their support for Trump. Why are Republicans turning on Trump but not owning up to the candidate they created? In this commentary, Mike McCabe of Blue Jean Nation tells us why.
It’s Election Day Eve! Do you have a plan to vote? Today Patty Peltekos talks to Michael Haas, administrator of the Wisconsin Election and Andrea Kaminski, executive director of League of Women Voters. Polls are open tomorrow from 7 AM to 8 PM. If you are in line at 8 PM you will be allowed […]