articles tagged "Allen Ruff"

Cold War University

Thursday, 13 June 2013 | A Public Affair
Cold War University

On Thursday, June 13th, host Allen Ruff talked with Matthew Levin about his book “Cold War University”. This book explores the history of the Cold War’s role at U.W.-Madison. Levin also discussed how student opposition and the emergence of the New Left began to push against the University’s research partnership and what legacies of this opposition have, or have not, survived. more »

Domestic Spying and Homeland Security

Thursday, 30 May 2013 | A Public Affair
A photo of Beau Hodai

On Thursday May 30, our host Allen Ruff talked with Beau Hodai, author and publisher of D.B.R Press, about Hodai’s report “Dissent or Terror: How the Nation’s Counter Terrorism Apparatus, in Partnership with Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street”. more »

The U.S. Labor Movement

Thursday, 23 May 2013 | A Public Affair
Photo of Sam Gindin

On Thursday May 23rd, our host Allen Ruff interviewed Sam Gindin, a public intellectual and labor activist. more »

School Privatization

Thursday, 16 May 2013 | A Public Affair

On Thursday, May 16th Allen Ruff talked with Ruth Conniff, Political Editor of the Progressive magazine, about the offensive against public schools and the push for school privatization. more »

Legacy of U.S. Involvement in the Middle East

Thursday, 9 May 2013 | A Public Affair
Copyright Your Middle East

On Thursday, May 9th, Allen Ruff discussed the ten-year anniversary and key legacies of the U.S. invasion of Iraq with Christopher Toensing, executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) and editor of their magazine the Middle East Reports. In the second half of the hour, Toensing and Ruff turned from Iraq specifically to the larger implications of the U.S. invasion on the region as a whole and retrospectively discussed the reasons for U.S. aggression. more »

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