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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The Printed World

07/2/14 1:41 PM | A Public Affair

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Mike McCabe on Campaign Finance

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

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Brazil & Controversy around the World Cup

06/30/14 1:30 AM | A Public Affair

http://www.popularresistance.org/autonomy-in-brazil-towards-a-new-political-culture/ Are you following the World Cup?! Do you know what is happening with the Anti World Cup protests in Brazil? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!

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Colombia Mining & Extinction of Indigenous Groups

06/27/14 1:46 PM | A Public Affair

Source: http://www.colombia-politics.com/illegalmining/ Do you the deadly effects that corporate mining is having in Columbia? Did you know that over 66 of the countries 102 indigenous communities could soon vanish? Tune into this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!

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Harvey Kaye & The Fight for the Four Freedoms

06/26/14 1:36 PM | A Public Affair

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Stonewall and Queer Politics

06/25/14 1:35 PM | A Public Affair

rainbow colored flag “In many ways, our modern Pride celebrations couldn’t be more different from the event they’re commemorating. Forty-five years ago, just after midnight on June 28, 1969, the New York City Police Department conducted a routine raid on the Stonewall Inn. Crowds of trans women, sex workers, and homeless youth were handcuffed, herded out of the bar, and into pushed into paddy wagons. And then a curious thing happened. The people in handcuffs began to fight back.” -Beth Lalonde in the article, The Trans Day of Action: Taking Back Stonewall in the Huffington Post.

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Assembly Race Candidates

06/23/14 1:44 PM | A Public Affair

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“The Tolerance Trap” & Gay Marriage

06/23/14 1:33 PM | A Public Affair

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American Intervention from ISIS

06/20/14 1:47 PM | A Public Affair

Photo source: http://time.com/2901694/isis-iraq-us/ Do you know what’s happening with the current crisis in Iraq? What do you think of the Iraqi government’s request for an American military attack on Iraq in response to the militant group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!

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Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal

06/19/14 1:40 PM | A Public Affair

Aviva Chomsky What has changed about immigration over the years? Check out this edition of APA to learn more!

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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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