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.
Hamilton has “turned the world upside down” on Broadway and across the country, telling the story of one of America’s Founding Fathers through hip-hop and rap. Writer and star Lin-Manuel Miranda describes it as “a story about America then, told by America now.” Since its Broadway debut in August 2015 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, the […]
Be sure to tune in at noon as Carousel interviews Peggy Orenstein, author of “Girls & Sex.” Call in to join the conversation and empower girls to grow up with the truth and strength, and in turn make the world a better place for them and everyone. In addition to writing The New York Times […]
The Madison College Board unanimously voted to increase the college’s programming and presence in South Madison and to lease the current downtown campus. Today Carousel talks with Madison College Board Chair Frances Huntley-Cooper and Vice Chair Shawn W. Pfaff about this monumental decision and the vision they see for Madison College.
In response to many recently-reported racist and anti-Semitic incidents on the UW campus, Chancellor Rebecca Blank is calling for proposals to address the issues. Today on A Public Affair, Carousel Bayrd talks with Professor Sandra Adell to discuss a proposal from UW faculty. Sandra Adell is a Professor of Literature in the Department of Afro-American […]
How democratic are our elections really? Today Carousel talks with UW Professor David Cannon to discuss it all – primaries,caucuses; delegates and superdelegates; winner take all, brokered conventions, and so much more. Did you think this was a vote of the people? Think again. David Cannon is a professor of political science at the University […]