Tony Castaneda chats with his son Justice of Carts for Community and with Will Green of Mentoring Positives about summer activities and events in the Darbo-Worthington neighborhood. From summer interns who aspire to create the perfect frozen healthy pizza to the upcoming block party, things are hopping his summer.
One topic you wont hear about at the Democratic convention is public education. Tony Castaneda and guest Tim Slekar of Busted Pencils discuss what the Dems need to do to build public support for schools that prepare our kids for full citizenship, not test taking.
With the Republican National convention completed, and the Democratic convention at its mid-point, Jan Miyasaki and Mike McCabe talk about the different tone, rhetoric, and policies coming out of each party, and why the Blue Jean Nation (a.k.a. the common folk) is being left out.
The Republican Party wants to “Make America Safe Again”. The Dems say crime rate is the lowest it’s been in 30 years. Ames Grawert, counsel at Brennan Center for Justice, seeks to create an understanding of the U.S. criminal justice system, and headed a long-term study to see who’s right.
Open Doors for Refugees is a new nonprofit network formed recently to raise awareness of the refugee crisis in Syria and other parts of the globe. Its aim is to build community-wide support for the resettlement of refugees in the Madison area.
Odonata, or dragon and damselflies, are an order of insects that have existed, in one form or another, since the Triassic, at least 250 million years ago. That makes them older than dinosaurs, and a hundred times older than human beings. One Wisconsin species, the Hines Emerald, has the dubious distinction of being the very […]