With the closing of Oscar Meyer in Madison, we are reminded of Madison’s economic development. Where is it going? How is Madison supporting jobs and how can we create them? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Satya Rhodes-Conway of COWS and Madison Region Economic Partnership President Paul Jadin.
Today Carousel Bayrd is talking the city budget. What are the city’s priorities? Is it reflected in this year’s budget? Should anything be changed? Today’s guest is City Council President Denise DeMarb to discuss the new budget.
Carousel Bayrd talks with Silvia Romero-Johnson, Director of Multilingual and Global Education for MMSD and School Board member Michael Flores on the district’s new English Language Learner plan. What does it include? How will this help close the achievement gap? Today they discuss the new plan, Duel Language Immersion, ESL, Duel Language, teacher training and […]
What is going on at the capitol? Today, Jay Heck from Common Cause talks with Carousel Baryd on the bills at the capitol limiting political corruption inquiries, eliminating the Government Accountability Board, and reducing campaign finance laws. Jay Heck has been the executive director of Common Cause since 1996. Common Cause is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization […]
Why do people confess to crimes they didn’t commit? What prejudices are present in the criminal justice system, and how can the trial system be reformed? Today as we continue our pledge drive, Carousel Bayrd talks with Adam Benforado, author of “Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice” to discuss the flaws in the American […]
Pledge Drive! First, host Carousel Bayrd talks with Elizabeth Armstrong, author of “Paying for the Party” to discuss college inequality. Then Brian Juchems, Senior Director of Education and Policy at GSAFE, discusses the new bill circulating that prohibit trans youth from accessing bathrooms and locker rooms in schools that match their chosen gender. Like what […]