A Public Affair

Monday

John Quinlan

John Quinlan

Tuesday

Carousel Bayrd

Carousel Bayrd

Wednesday

Karma Chavez and Tim Hansel

Karma Chavez & Tim Hansel

Thursday

Allen Ruff

Allen Ruff

Friday

Esty Dinur

Esty Dinur

A Public Affair is WORT‘s daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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Proposed New Dane County Jail

07/16/14 2:36 PM | A Public Affair

dane county jail Do you know about the proposed new Dane County Jail that is in the works for our county? Do you that it is estimated to cost Wisconsin tax payers between $120- 145 million? Check out this round table edition of A Public Affair with local authorities discussing this topic!

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Political Polarization in the U.S.

07/15/14 1:38 PM | A Public Affair

source: http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/12118.html Is our country as politically divided as some say? Are Americans as starkly opposed in their views as many political media outlets suggest? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!

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LGBT Philanthropy

07/14/14 2:01 PM | A Public Affair

lgbt Is marriage equality the focal issue for the LGBT community? What other activities and events are essential to the success of the LGBT community? Check out this edition of APA to find out more!

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The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union

07/11/14 1:35 PM | A Public Affair

Cover or the last empire What happened during the last days of the Cold War? What were the impacts of the fall of the Soviet Union? Find out on this edition of APA!

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Race Movements and White Supremacy

07/10/14 1:39 PM | A Public Affair

Jeffrey Perry How has supremacy developed over the years? How has it continued to shape our society? Listen to this edition of APA to learn more!

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Fabu Carter Mogaka’s Poetry

07/9/14 1:49 PM | A Public Affair

fabusitting “We are no longer deaf or mute, but loud in remembering these times.” Are you acquainted with the work of Fabu Carter Mogaka? Want to hear the moving words of a Madison based civil rights poet? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair!

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Drinking Hazards in Wisconsin

07/8/14 1:37 PM | A Public Affair

photo source: foxpoint.patch.com Do you think that Wisconsin has a drinking problem? Did you know that 1 in every 10 deaths in Wisconsin are alcohol related? Or that 60% of people in Wisconsin can say that they have had a drink in the last 30 days? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!

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Nigeria, West Africa: Through My Eyes

07/7/14 1:42 PM | A Public Affair

NigeriaCoverWeb Have you journeyed through Nigeria? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more about one woman’s journey!

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Minimum Wage & 15NOW

07/4/14 1:52 PM | A Public Affair

teddy Do you know what’s happening with minimum wage laws in Wisconsin? Are you aware of the recent efforts to rise the minimum wage? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!

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Surveillance Capitalism

07/3/14 1:41 PM | A Public Affair

Bob McChesney Have you ever wondered about the roots of the surveillance apparatus in the United States? Scholar Bob McChesney would like to introduce you to General Eisenhower.

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John Quinlan, Carousel Bayrd, Tim Hansel, Karma Chavez, Allen Ruff, & Esty Dinur
A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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