On today’s edition of “A Public Affair,” Karma talks with Ghadir Shafie, a Palestinian activist and citizen of the state of Israel, to discuss the Palestinian campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Palestinians appealed to people around the globe to pressure their respective states to impose embargoes and sanctions against Israel. They […]
Tune in at noon as A Public Affair bids farewell to Wednesday host Karma Chavez. On her final show before continuing her journey to Texas, she will speak with Freedom Inc’s M. Adams, discussing the movement and the future. For her last episode, Karma talks with M. Adams on the struggles for racial, economic and […]
Institutions are only as good as their people, and they stay alive through the hard work and institutional memory of those people. WORT thrives on the institutional memory and the labor of Norm Stockwell, and has since 1983. At the end of this month, he will be leaving WORT to take his new position as […]
With the state cutting funding to the UW system and the restructuring of the tenure system, APA asked, “What are the effects?” On Friday, the Faculty Council of Senators of the University of Wisconsin Colleges became the latest institution to endorse a resolution of no confidence in UW System President Ray Cross and the Board […]
(WORT) — This week we cover a new legal challenge to Wisconsin’s voter ID law, a debate over public education in Milwaukee, sports concussions and Tone Madison editor Scott Gordon gets the details on Mr. Jackson’s new album. Contributors this week: Darien Lamen, Karma Chavez, Elizabeth DiNovella, Nigel O’Shea and Scott Gordon.
How is it that the very people of Wisconsin who stand to benefit from strong government services not only vote against the candidates who support those services but are vehemently against the very idea of big government? This is the question asked by today’s guest, Katherine Cramer, in her new book “The Politics of Resentment.” […]