As Timor-Leste, or East Timor in Southeast Asia, approaches the twentieth anniversary of its historic vote for independence, we spend the first segment of today’s show with Dr. Dan Murphy to discuss village health in East Timor and his work providing free medical care there since 1998. Dan Murphy is hosting a public talk in […]
The Truax Field Air National Guard Base on Madison’s North Side is one of five proposed sites around the country for a new fighter jet program that would host a fleet of F-35s. This program would highly impact thousands of residents in the area with increased noise levels and pollution, safety concerns, and local economic […]
As we gear up for the new school year, Ali talks all things back-to-school, including what students, parents, and teachers can look forward to this year. Our guests are Mike Hertting, chief of school operations for the Madison Metropolitan School District, and Tremayne Clardy, deputy chief of MMSD’s middle schools.
The recent mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso have fueled the ongoing national conversation about masculinity and violence. For today’s show, we sit down with some experts to hash out what masculinity is, what it means in society, and what we can do to address cultures of violence and aggression. Our guests are Ronald […]
Do you shop for groceries? Do you like spending times on Wisconsin’s lakes and rivers? Do you or your family live in a rural community? If so, you’re affected by Wisconsin’s concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). CAFOs are facilities hosting one type of livestock animal such as dairy cows, beef cattle, pigs, goats, chickens, or […]
Today’s episode is a rebroadcast from July 5, 2018. With the national conversation about white supremacy on the rise, Allen talks to historian Linda Gordon about her latest book, The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition. They discuss the rise of the KKK in […]