On Thursday the UK voted to leave the European Union in a 52% to 48% vote. Voter turnout was at 71.8%, making it the highest turnout for the UK since the 1992 general election. To work through an alternative view on the issue, Esty Dinur talks with James Ivens, an activist and organizer for the […]
Tonight premieres Fermat’s Last Theater Co.’s play adaptation of Franz Kafka’s “The Trial.” How do the themes in this story stay relevant over a hundred years after it was written? Allen Ruff discusses this and the Innocence Project with director Jeff Casey, Greg Wiercioch, Kate Judson, and actor Gil Halsted. Greg Wiercioch is a clinical assistant […]
Today Patty Peltekos talks with the candidates for the WORT Board of Directors. The WORT Annual meeting will be held this Saturday, June 25, from 10-1 pm. The eleven people who make up the board set WORT’s overall goals, priorities, and policies regarding the facility, equipment, committees, staff, volunteers, and programming of the station. The […]
How is overtime pay determined? What are the new overtime rules from the Obama Administration? Carousel discusses the new overtime rules and wage theft that workers experience. Today’s guests are Patrick Hickey, director of the Madison Workers’ Rights Center, and Caitlin Madden, an attorney with Hawks Quindel.
How do today’s plant breeding decisions affect the foods of tomorrow? Today Patty discusses plant breeding and producing healthy organic seeds and plants with Dr. Erin Silva, an associate professor of plant pathology at UW-Madison. Dr. Silva’s program focuses broadly on organic agricultural production, including vegetables, row crops and pastures. Her work includes selecting vegetable […]
Allen Ruff talks with independent journalist and political and social commentator Arun Gupta, discussing his current take on the presidential race and the current political climate. Arun Gupta is an investigative report, and the vice president of developer advocacy at Couchbase. He has been building developer communities for 10+ years at Sun, Oracle, and Red […]