Should there be police officers in our Madison High Schools? What should be the scope of their duties? On August 23rd, Carousel spoke with Madison Metropolitan School District Board Members Thomas J. Mertz and Michael Flores, and GSAFE’s Racial Justice Youth Organizer Ali Muldrow about Educational Resource Officers (EROs) in Madison schools.
In the 21st century, warfare more often looks like drones in the air than troops on the ground. Public resistance to drone warfare has been minimal, likely in part because drones help avoid American casualties. Dr. Jessy Ohl of University of Mary Washington argues that it’s more than that — rhetoric about contemporary warfare is […]
How is the Trans-Pacific Partnership affecting workers? What are the consequences of the trade deal? On the August 22nd edition of A Public Affair, host Bert Zipperer speaks with David Newby on on the TPP trade deal and other various issues of labor, democracy, and social justice. Newby is President Emeritus of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO […]
Today we explore working alternatives to the capitalist system with people who are running these initiatives. They will present in the MANs (Mutual Aid Networks)-UP conference, to be held in Madison starting next Friday, August 26. Guests are Madison’s Stephanie Rearick, founder of the Dane County TimeBank and Creative Director of Mutual Aid Networks; Kate […]
Allen Ruff’s guest for August 18th, is US historian Nell Painter, on to discuss historical perspectives on why Donald Trump’s campaign is so dangerous. Nell Painter is the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University, and the author of “The History of White People” (2011), a book on the “Exodusters,” and the overview, “Standing at […]
Sub host Norm Stockwell talks with Greg Palast on his new film on the theft of the 2016 election: “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits.” The film debuts in Madison at The Barrymore Theatre on Thursday, September 15th. Greg Palast is an investigative reporter and author of the […]