It’s one of the major questions of this generation: how can we solve the problem of global warming? For today’s show, we focus on the collaborative solutions offered by Project Drawdown, a climate initiative focused on reaching “Drawdown”—the point in the future when we’ll finally see greenhouse gas levels start to decline. We’re joined by […]
In Trump’s waining days in office, the ousted president is looking to sell an Indigenous holy site in Arizona and allow oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In the first half of the show, journalist AJ Dellinger joins us to talk about these actions and the future of environmental policy under a Biden […]
This Thanksgiving, peace activist Will William joins the show to talk about the complicated and often ugly history of the holiday and the nation. Will and Allen discuss injustices against Indigenous people, the effect of systematic racism on Covid-19 infections, and emotional visits to Wounded Knee.
This fall, 15 UW-Madison first year students are taking a group of classes focused on Indigenous education, language, and foodways. Through walking field trips and hands-on learning, they are introduced to the Ho-Chunk land they are now living on. Today, instructor Daniel Cornelius joins us to talk about the class “Land Education.” Daniel Cornelius is […]
For many of us, Thanksgiving is going to be really different this year—how can we find happiness in these strange times? On today’s show, we learn about the power of gratitude to turn things around and offer a sense of well-being in the midst of challenges with Dr. Pelin Kesebir from the Center for Healthy […]
With Thanksgiving on the horizon and feasting on our minds, today we spend the hour with professor and food blogger Mary Anne Mohanraj, who recently published A Feast of Serendib, one of the first Sri Lankan American cookbooks. Mary Anne Mohanraj is a clinical assistant professor of literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago, […]