How many ways can Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Legislature wriggle out of accountability? Tony Castaneda and Capital Times reporter Katelyn Ferral count the ways. Ferral’s article, The ‘me-first’ session? analyzes the top 10 dodges from trying to carve exceptions in open records laws to abolishing the Government Accountability Board.
In the last state budget, with no pubic input, legislators slipped in a requirement that all Wisconsin high school students must pass a civics test to graduate. Tony Castaneda talks with Tim Slekar of the BustED Pencils blog and Dean of Education at Edgewood College, about the racist underpinnings of this apparently all-American requirement. They […]
Get the inside perspective on highlights and hidden treasures of the 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival. Tony Castaneda and Chris Lay chat with Festival Coordinator Ben Reiser, Director of Programming Jim Healy, and Senior Programmer Mike King. This lively discussion is a great way to help plan your Festival going.
Big Step Madison helps train job seekers from diverse communities for family-supporting union jobs in the building trades. Bill Clingan director of Big Step Madison, talks with Tony Castaneda and Chris Lay about how Big Step teaches skills to people of color and women, then connects them with industry and unions to get their start […]
Tony Castaneda and producer Chris Lay talk with Chris Brockel, Executive Director of Healthy Food for All. This local program collects food that would go unused from cafeterias, grocery stores and gardens and distributes it to local families who need nutritious food. The Epic Cafeteria alone donates a ton of food each week. Healthy Food […]
Tony Castaneda talks with Scott Ross, Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now, about how the group uncovered Rebecca Bradley’s college hate speech in letters and columns published in the Marquette University student newspaper in the 1990s. They discuss what this may mean for Bradley in her Supreme Court race with appeals judge JoAnne Kloppenberg. Bradley […]