Wed April 9, 2014
Putin's Motives in Ukraine Hard to Decode
As protests continue in Eastern Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry says it's clear the chaos is being orchestrated by Russia. Host Ben Kieffer talks with Wayne Moyer, Rosenfield Professor of Political Science at Grinnell College and Jim McCormick, Professor and Chair of Political Science at Iowa State University about Russian President Valdimir Putin's motivations. They also discuss the politics of equal pay, and the recent firing of Department of Administrative Services Director Mike Carroll.