The yellow vests movement (Mouvement des gilets jaunes) had its first set of demonstrations in France on November 17, 2018. Since then, the movement has gained traction and spread throughout Europe. Some of the yellow vests’ demands include a raise in the minimum wage and the resignation of President Emmanuel Macron. But what’s going on […]
Today’s episode is all about the American K–12 school system in Wisconsin and beyond. Educator and activist Bob Peterson joins us to discuss a host of issues related to public education, including austerity measures that have stripped funding from public schools, the proliferation of testing and its effects on learning, effects of privatization, the importance […]
On today’s episode, new Wednesday host Ali Muldrow is joined in the studio by Yogesh Chawla to talk all things water, particularly the lake systems here in Madison, the flooding events of 2018, and what the community is doing to prepare for the future. Yogesh Chawla serves on the Dane County Board for District 6. […]
On today’s episode, Carousel talks politics and local governance with Representative Terese Berceau of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Over the hour, she reflects on the changes she’s seen throughout her years of public service and offers an insider look into Wisconsin’s recent legislative session, which made national headlines.
It’s a celebration of books! Patty is joined in the studio by Joanne Berg and Jayne Rowsam of independent bookstore Mystery to Me for their annual chat about the year in books. They discuss surviving the Monroe Street construction as a small business, the bookstore’s involvement in the Wisconsin Book Festival, and their support of […]
We’ve got a full line-up today! We start the episode by talking to Kabzuag Vaj, co-founder of Freedom, Inc, about the situation for Asian immigrants and refugees in Wisconsin and the U.S. Then, we turn to the southern border for updates on the migrant caravan and detention of children with José Luis Granados Ceja and Laura […]