It’s the final week of our winter pledge drive! Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Rep. Chris Taylor and Rep. Robb Kahl from the Wisconsin State Assembly to At the bottom of the hour she is joined by Dean Loumos, Executive Director of Housing Initiatives and a former WORT board member, to discuss the upcoming Homeless Services […]
Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU and author of “The Fight to Vote.” His new book traces the history of voter rights and suppression in the US. Michael Waldman is a constitutional lawyer and writer, and is an expert on the presidency and American democracy, […]
Today’s guest is Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley. Host Carousel Bayrd will sit down with her to discuss her candidacy for Wisconsin Supreme Court. On the second half we’ll be joined by Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell to discuss voter ID. Justice Rebecca Bradley was appointed to serve on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by […]
The Wisconsin Supreme Court election is just around the corner. Today Carousel Bayrd talks with 2 of the 3 candidates, Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg and Judge Joe Donald. Judge Donald currently serves on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court, assigned to the general felonies in the Criminal Division. Previously he served in civil/probate, homicide, sexual assault, and […]
What changes does the Civil Service Law bring to workers? What is the current state of unions and union rights? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Alexia Kulwiec, Assistant Professor in the School for Workers in the University of Wisconsin Extension. Later in the show she speaks with AFSCME International Vice President Gary Mitchell, about Wisconsin’s newly-passed law […]
What is Restorative Justice? Is it a good tool to use instead of punishment? At any level of infraction? Today’s guest is Ali Treviño-Murphy, Eugenia Highland and Orion Wells of the YWCA Madison’s Restorative Justice Department discuss the letter YWCA wrote last week and changes being made throughout Madison to move restorative justice forward.