This Thursday, Wisconsin officially begins its statewide recount of votes cast in the presidential election. UW-Madison political science professor David Canon talks with Tony about how it’s proceeding, why it’s taking place, and whether Wisconsin’s voting system is susceptible to inaccurate tabulation.
On Wednesday, December 7th, Madison’s Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation hosts a plant sale and musical “Funkraiser” at the Majestic Theatre. Two of Ceiba’s members join us to talk about the event and the organization’s work. Ceiba Foundation Website Funkraiser Details
Donald Trump’s election has raised concerns among the immigrant community in Wisconsin about his proposed mass deportations and racial scapegoating. Voces De La Frontera has been holding forums and spreading information about the legal rights of immigrants. Operations Director Nancy Flores talks with Tony about the organization’s recent work. Voces De La Frontera Website Phone: […]
Democratic State Representative Chris Taylor joined Tony Castaneda following Election Day to discuss the surprising state and national results, and what the Democratic Party can look to change going forward. Then, Captain Zero stops by for the “Working Class Weather Report.”
The standoff between Native American demonstrators and Energy Transfer Partners escalated this week with arrests and further use of force at Standing Rock, North Dakota. Ivan Looking Horse is a member of the Lakota Nation, and has been protesting the pipeline from the reservation since April. He joins Tony Castaneda to discuss the latest developments […]
A UW-Madsion study released this week tracks data on evictions in Dane County, finding some groups and areas more heavily affected than others. Brenda Konkel of the Tenant Resource Center and Revel Sims of UW-Madison’s Urban and Regional Planning Department join Tony to discuss the study and other housing issues in the area. Tenant Resource […]