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.
How do today’s plant breeding decisions affect the foods of tomorrow? Today Patty discusses plant breeding and producing healthy organic seeds and plants with Dr. Erin Silva, an associate professor of plant pathology at UW-Madison. Dr. Silva’s program focuses broadly on organic agricultural production, including vegetables, row crops and pastures. Her work includes selecting vegetable […]
Allen Ruff talks with independent journalist and political and social commentator Arun Gupta, discussing his current take on the presidential race and the current political climate. Arun Gupta is an investigative report, and the vice president of developer advocacy at Couchbase. He has been building developer communities for 10+ years at Sun, Oracle, and Red […]
On today’s edition of “A Public Affair,” Karma talks with Ghadir Shafie, a Palestinian activist and citizen of the state of Israel, to discuss the Palestinian campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Palestinians appealed to people around the globe to pressure their respective states to impose embargoes and sanctions against Israel. They […]
Tune in at noon as A Public Affair bids farewell to Wednesday host Karma Chavez. On her final show before continuing her journey to Texas, she will speak with Freedom Inc’s M. Adams, discussing the movement and the future. For her last episode, Karma talks with M. Adams on the struggles for racial, economic and […]