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.” […]
Today’s guest is Amy L. Brandzel, on to discuss the recently released book “Against Citizenship: The Violence of the Normative.” The new books takes a close look at political appeals to citizenship. According to Brandzel, citizenship is a violent dehumanizing mechanism that makes the comparative devaluing of human lives seem commonsensical, logical, and even necessary. […]
Today Karma talks with Jeff Halper, co-founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions to discuss his new book, “War Against the People.” He will be speaking tonight at 7 p.m. in the DeLuca Forum of the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery. Jeff Halper is a leading figure in the Israeli peace movement, co-founder of the Israeli […]
It’s National Poetry Month! Today Karma Chavez talks with Chicana jota poet Verónica Reyes to have a conversation about the art and the politics behind her work and what it means for the culture at large. Verónica Reyes is a Chicana feminist jota poet from East Los Angeles, California. She earned her BA from California […]