How did the Council on Foreign Relations market global capitalism? Today Allen Ruff talks with Laurence Shoup, author of the newly released “Wall Street’s Think Tank.” His new book provides an updated study of the Council on Foreign Relations, the most influential non-governmental body.
What’s the difference between meditation and mindfulness? What are the benefits of meditation in daily life? Today Karma Chavez talks with Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari about mindfulness and meditation.
How is Madison moving towards racial and criminal justice in Dane County? The Jail Reform Work Groups, created following the May resolution for comprehensive jail reform, have reported back with their findings. Today Carousel Bayrd talks with County Board Supervisors Shelia Stubbs and Leland Pan on this and where prison reforms are going.
Alexis Tsipras is reelected as prime minister of Greece. What does this mean for Greece’s future? How will the country recover from the financial crisis? Today Patty Peltekos talks with The Nation’s Maria Margaronis to discuss the elections and what challenges Greece faces moving forward.
How is new media reshaping the work of civic organizations? Today host Mike Wagner talks UW Journalism Professor Christopher Wells on his new book “The Civic Organization and the Digital Citizen.”