The domestic terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia, has brought important conversations on white supremacy and hate groups to national news. Esty Dinur hosts an open line featuring listener reactions to the recent events.
Allen Ruff hosts Matt Rothschild for a weekly roundup discussing the state of our state, nation, and the world. Rothschild is the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. He’s recently traveled around the state writing commentaries and discussing the current political scene the U.S. is witnessing today.
Lilada Gee hosts a dynamic panel of Black young men, all of whom were born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. They each have different experiences, but a common consciousness about what it means to grow-up as a Black male in Madison. Guests include Barry Tucker Jr., Dezmond Chest, Jayton Lee Scott, Immanuel Oby, Tuffy Brown, […]
Next Monday the Madison Metropolitan School Board will consider Isthmus Montessori Academy’s application to become a public charter school. Today, Carousel Baryd speaks with advocates for and against the proposal. Current school board member Nicki Vander Meulen and former school board member and teacher Marjorie Passman explain why they are opposed to the proposal. Prior school board […]
On today’s show, we’re talking about food, farms, and money — specifically, the 2018 Farm Bill. The Wisconsin Farmers Union will be holding its annual summer conference this Thursday in Chippewa Falls. National Farmers Union president Roger Johnson will be at the meeting, one of the big topics on the table is next year’s Farm […]
Today Allen Ruff hits a subject barely broached in discussions U.S. policy abroad and its effects on its neighbors: contemporary colonialism and dependency. Lara Merling and Kevin Cashman, two of the authors of the recent critical study from the Center for Economic & Policy Research, “Life After Debt in Puerto Rico: How Many More Lost […]