Since the election of President Trump, the American Civil Liberties Union has experienced a surge of membership and donations across the country. The ACLU reports that it has collected over $80 million since November. As it nears it’s 97th birthday, the civil rights advocate finds itself with plenty of work to do. Here in Wisconsin, […]
“If you make yourself a sheep, the wolves will eat you.” — Benjamin Franklin We wrap up the first week of pledge drive with guest Dennis Johnson, co-editor with Valerie Merians of What We Do Now: Standing Up for Your Values in Trump’s America, a collection of essays on what people are doing to protect […]
Trump and American Democracy are at the center of a new comedy special by Christopher Titus. The comedian makes his annual visit to the Barrymore Theater on Friday, February 10th. Show starts at 8 PM, and tickets are available through WORT’s winter pledge drive at the $60 level for two passes. WORT News team duo Alejandro […]
The last time The 8 O’Clock Buzz featured cartoonist Ted Rall was June of 2016. That was only eight months ago, but the world is already a very different place.Last June, Donald Trump had only just secured the Republican nomination, most pundits believed the Donald would soon descend into irrelevancy and Rall’s graphic novel biography, […]
In this three-part program, today’s theme focuses on responding to President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders and how they will effect citizens. First up, Shabnam Lotfi discusses Trump’s travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries. Lotfi is a University of Wisconsin Law School graduate who specializes exclusively in immigration law. Over the past few years, she […]
How do we build power to counter Trumpism, the further shift to the right? What does the massive turnout of the nation-wide Women’s Marches say about the Trump presidency? Today Allen Ruff speaks with journalist Arun Gupta, discussing his recent Raw Story column.