As we approach the ten-year anniversary of the passage of Act 10, we spend the hour with journalist Dan Kaufman to reflect on the history and legacies of Act 10 […]
“People Fight Where They Are”: Riots Now and Through Time
Today on the show, Allen spends the hour putting the summer’s street protests in historical context by looking at the political valence of riots over time with Joshua Clover, author […]
A Report Back from Chile with Adam Schesch
With mass mobilization and protest ongoing throughout Chile since October, we turn our sights back to Santiago for today’s episode. What are the popular grievances, concerns, and demands that have […]
Chile despertó: Understanding the Mass Protests in Chile
People are taking to the streets in Chile to protest economic injustice, rising inequality, and human rights violations reminiscent of the dictatorship years. On October 25, over a million people […]
What’s Behind the Oklahoma Teacher Protests?
Teacher strikes in Oklahoma are reaching the two-week mark. Why are teachers protesting? And what are the similarities to the Wisconsin strike seven years ago? Tony Castaneda gets the lowdown Mike Elk, […]
What is happening in Sanaa, the capitol of Yemen? Is the country on the brink of collapse? Why did President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resign? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!