If marijuana is safer, then why do we punish adults for making the rational and safer choice to use marijuana instead of alcohol? What are the latest updates on marijuana politics?
With winter just around the corner, homelessness is another important issue that Madison and Dane County will need to consider.
Historical civil rights events, like the 1963 March on Washington, rooted in goals of needed radical social change, have become a part of our collective memories. On Monday October 21st, our host John Quinlan was joined by William Jones, a UW-Madison history professor, to discuss his book, The March on Washington” Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights.
To kick off pledge drive on A Public Affair on Monday October 14th, our host John Quinlan was joined by Robert McChesney- John Nichols about their newest book “Dollarocracy,” followed by Barbara Wright and Luciano Matheron from WYOU with more information about their new collaboration with the library.
As we mark the 15th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s horrific murder this month, a new book questions whether his death was the result of a hate crime, or based in a history of drug abuse and a sexual relationship with one of his assailants. On Monday October 7th, our host John Quinlan discussed the book, “The Book of Matt: Hidden Truths about the Murder of Mattew Shepard” with author Stephen Jimenez.