On June 5, inmates at several Wisconsin correctional facilities began refusing food and water as part of “Dying to Live” hunger strike. The inmates demanded an end to the practice of what the Department of Corrections calls “administrative confinement” a euphemism for solitary confinement imposed on inmates for breaking the internal rules of the prison. […]
Donald Trump supporters, protesters, and curious bystanders gathered in Janesville, Wisconsin today in anticipation of the GOP presidential candidate’s first campaign appearance in the state. Darien Lamen reports from the demilitarized zone.
MADISON (WORT) — As reporter Craig McComb was walking across the Capitol Square Wednesday morning, he spotted a lone protester speaking up the best way he knows how.
MADISON (WORT) — Hundreds of Madison residents gathered to protest the District Attorney’s decision not to charge the officer who shot and killed 19-year-old Tony Robinson. By the end of the peaceful protest, dozens of police officers were on the scene and arrests were made.
Author and activist Hilary Klein’s new book is called “Companeras-Zapatista Women’s Stories.” Hilary’s speaking all over town this week, but her first stop is right here on the Monday Buzz.
On this edition of A Public Affair we continue to discuss last Friday’s police shooting on Willy St. How has the community been responding to the death of Tony Robinson? How have the police been responding to the community?