What needs to happen to stop the Islamic State? What does the current state of emergency mean for France? Today we talk to Vijay Prashad on ISIS and the attacks taking place around the world. Vijay Prashad is a professor of international studies at Trinity College, and contributor of The Guardian and Counterpunch.
Internet connectivity today is a crucial part of everyday life and economic growth, but many people in Dane County do not have decent internet access. What needs to change? Whose responsibility is it to connect all citizens to the internet? On November 9, Patty Peltekos talks with UW professor Barry Orton, DoIt network consultant David […]
(WORT) — A potential huge new dairy farm in Green County has residents upset – and they are getting organized. Last night, three hundred neighbors gathered in the small community of Monroe, Wisconsin, about 40 miles south of Madison, to discuss action.
Is there anything we can do save ourselves from dramatic climate change going forward? Today Patty Peltekos talks with Tim Flannery, author of “Atmosphere of Change.” His new book looks at new possibilities for mitigating climate change that are emerging now, leading up to the United Nations Climate Change Summit to be held in Paris […]
On to the second week of our Radio Active Fall Pledge Drive! In honor of the anniversary of the Clean Water Act, today Patty Peltekos talks with Kim Wright, Executive Director of Midwest Environmental Advocates, to discuss this and new developments in Kewaunee County regarding the proposed CAFO. Executive Director Kim Wright is also the former director […]
Today host Patty Peltekos talks with Mary Norris, author contributor to The New Yorker. Her book, “Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen,” takes her decades of copy editing and addresses the hilarity of the English language and the way we use it. Mary Norris has been working at The New Yorker since […]