How will the city budget move Madison forward? What vision do our political leaders have for the city? Today, Alders Maurice Cheeks and Denise Demarb join Carousel to talk about the proposed Madison 2017 budget. Police stations, racial justice, homeless street team, $15/hour, bus rapid transit, and more.
Cathy O’Neil, author of “Weapons of Math Destruction,” stopped by the studio while in town for the Wisconsin Book Festival. Cathy O’Neil is author of the blog MathBabe. Previously she was a professor at Barnard College, where she published a number of research papers in arithmetic algebraic geometry. She then switched over to the private […]
“Resegregation grows not from white ignorance, but from white refusal and denial. And so half a century after the perk of the civil rights movement, the nation has moved again into crisis.” Author Jeff Chang discusses his new collection of short essays in “We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation,” where Chang links […]
Freelance journalist and novelist Ben Ehrenreich, author of “The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine,” which describes life in the Palestinian village of Nabi Salih and the villagers’ struggles against settler encroachments and state harassment and violence. Ehrenreich is also the author of two novels, Ether and The Suitors; and many articles, stories, […]
“Black women we need, More places and spaces Where we can hear and tell our stories, The ones long forgotten. Because no one remembers or even knew our names, In the first place.” – Lilada Gee We continue our Domestic Violence Awareness series with today’s show “Dying to Survive: When Domestic Violence Becomes Deadly.” Guest Yolan […]
Today’s guest is Dr. Alan Lockwood, an emeritus professor of neurology at the University of Buffalo, who will be speaking this Wednesday, October 19th, at 8 p.m. at the Pyle Center. Alan Lockwood has belonged to the group Physicians for Social Responsibility for thirty years. Currently, he is on the board of directors of Physicians […]