Today Carousel Bayrd is talking the city budget. What are the city’s priorities? Is it reflected in this year’s budget? Should anything be changed? Today’s guest is City Council President Denise DeMarb to discuss the new budget.
Internet connectivity today is a crucial part of everyday life and economic growth, but many people in Dane County do not have decent internet access. What needs to change? Whose responsibility is it to connect all citizens to the internet? On November 9, Patty Peltekos talks with UW professor Barry Orton, DoIt network consultant David […]
This week host Esty Dinur celebrated her 20th year as a host for A Public Affair! For the first half Esty holds an open line in honor of this anniversary. What are “Little Guantanamo” prisons? Later on the show, Esty Dinur talks with Will Potter, an investigative journalist and the only reporter who has visited […]
Carousel Bayrd talks with Silvia Romero-Johnson, Director of Multilingual and Global Education for MMSD and School Board member Michael Flores on the district’s new English Language Learner plan. What does it include? How will this help close the achievement gap? Today they discuss the new plan, Duel Language Immersion, ESL, Duel Language, teacher training and […]
Is there anything we can do save ourselves from dramatic climate change going forward? Today Patty Peltekos talks with Tim Flannery, author of “Atmosphere of Change.” His new book looks at new possibilities for mitigating climate change that are emerging now, leading up to the United Nations Climate Change Summit to be held in Paris […]
Today Esty Dinur talks with Nick Holdstock, author of “China’s Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State.” His book analyzes terror attacks in Xinjiang that occurred over the past few years, and shows how the story of the Uighurs is one of repression, hardship and helplessness in the face of a powerful and intolerant […]