Host Will Cushman speaks with Lauren Morello, U.S. news editor for Nature, about the 2016 election and how the results might affect science policy going forward on both the Federal level and in individual states and municipalities.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is trying to pack the Republican National Convention with sports stars. Ivanka Trump, the presumptive nominee’s daughter, said in an interview that the convention was not going to be a “ho-hum lineup of typical politicians.” Which is good planning by the Trumps, since so many ho-hum politicians, such as Jeb […]
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, […]