It’s National Poetry Month! Today Karma Chavez talks with Chicana iota poet Verónica Reyes to have a conversation about the art and the politics behind her work and what it means for the culture at large. Verónica Reyes is a Chicana feminist jota poet from East Los Angeles, California. She earned her BA from California […]
Split show today! First, former Middleton/Cross Plains School Board Member Ellen Lindgren and Student Peter Opitz join Carousel to talk about “Jesus Lunch” at Middleton High School. Later, Alder Mark Clear will talk about his proposal for power shifts at the Madison City Council.
Today Patty Peltekos talks with Larry Lynch, a hydrogeologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to discuss water quantity issues in the state. Wisconsin is facing questions about water use. The high-capacity wells used by the concentrated animal feedlot operations (CAFOs), potato and vegetable growers, and frac-sand mines, among others, are pumping out plenty […]
Split show today! First Esty discusses the Brazilian coup with Mark Weisbrot, the co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. Later she talks with Michael Shellenberger, who is speaking at this year’s Nelson Earth Day Conference. Mark Weisbrot is Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He received […]
Today Allen Ruff talks with historian Gerald Horne on his recently released “Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary” as well as his perspectives on race and class and the contemporary political and social environment. Gerald Horne is the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. […]
Today Karma speaks with Dr. Lina Moses, an epidemiologist based in Sierra Leone who now works with the Ebola Survivor Corps on the 2013-2015 outbreak, and community health approaches in Sierra Leone. Moses received her PhD from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine with transdisciplinary training in community health, environmental health and […]