Alix Shabazz, M Adams, and T Banks from Freedom, Inc. join Carousel Bayrd in the studio to talk about the past week in Madison, from black on black crime, racism in the community, Genele Laird, and the criminal justice system. You can find out more about Freedom Inc on Facebook, Twitter, and their website.
In 2014, the state of Vermont enacted a law – Act 120 – that requires labels on products containing genetically engineered ingredients, that goes into effect July 1. Foods for sale in Vermont that contain genetically engineered ingredients will be required to carry the wording “produced with genetic engineering.” Today we’re talking GMO food labeling […]
On Thursday the UK voted to leave the European Union in a 52% to 48% vote. Voter turnout was at 71.8%, making it the highest turnout for the UK since the 1992 general election. To work through an alternative view on the issue, Esty Dinur talks with James Ivens, an activist and organizer for the […]
Tonight premieres Fermat’s Last Theater Co.’s play adaptation of Franz Kafka’s “The Trial.” How do the themes in this story stay relevant over a hundred years after it was written? Allen Ruff discusses this and the Innocence Project with director Jeff Casey, Greg Wiercioch, Kate Judson, and actor Gil Halsted. Greg Wiercioch is a clinical assistant […]
Today Patty Peltekos talks with the candidates for the WORT Board of Directors. The WORT Annual meeting will be held this Saturday, June 25, from 10-1 pm. The eleven people who make up the board set WORT’s overall goals, priorities, and policies regarding the facility, equipment, committees, staff, volunteers, and programming of the station. The […]
How is overtime pay determined? What are the new overtime rules from the Obama Administration? Carousel discusses the new overtime rules and wage theft that workers experience. Today’s guests are Patrick Hickey, director of the Madison Workers’ Rights Center, and Caitlin Madden, an attorney with Hawks Quindel.