What can we expect from the General James Mattis as Trump’s pick for Secretary of Defense? William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, talks about why he left the Obama administration and how his ideas may change the U.S. foreign policy and military presence in the world.
Bart Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate for Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy group, talks about Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Mnuchin. As a prior Goldman Sachs banker, Mnuchin has a long history as an insider to the banking industry.
Every three years, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art scours the Badger State to bring you the most interesting homegrown artists working today. The Wisconsin Triennial, on exhibit now, runs through January 8th. This year’s exhibit includes works from over thirty Wisconsin sculptors, painters, performance and installation artists. Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg have collaborated […]
President-elect Donald Trump claims that there are 2 million of what he calls “criminal aliens” in the United States. He has promised to deport them all, establish a zero-tolerance policy for any criminal infractions committed by immigrants, and to triple the number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. He has repeatedly promised to build “an […]
Brian Standing interviews Galen McKinley, recently named a Bryson Fellow at the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute Center for Climactic Research, about recent announcements from senior advisors to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that NASA’s Earth Sciences Division will be stripped of funding in favor of exploration of deep space. Galen McKinley is one of the […]
If you hold an elected position, how do you keep your job? Gerrymander the voting districts, of course. Recent statistics show how Republicans have kept control of the state politics, while not getting a majority of votes, and Senior Counsel of the Brennan Center, Michael Li, talks about recent and upcoming court challenges to political […]