In his State of the State address last month, Governor Tony Evers declared 2019 the year of clean drinking water. For today’s episode, Patty talks to Kriss Marion and organic farmer Scott Laeser of Clean Wisconsin to discuss water advocacy in Wisconsin. “I looked at [the frog] and he looked at me, and we had a […]
With the recent announcement of the Green New Deal, we turn our attention to climate justice for today’s episode. First, we hear from Jess Wallach, an activist with 350 Seattle, about last week’s victory in King County, Washington: a moratorium to prohibit new fossil fuel infrastructure. For the second segment, journalist Alexander Zaitchik shares his […]
For today’s episode, we kick off the hour with Gregory Wilpert, who offers a brief political history of Venezuela and an overview of the United States’ involvement. For the second segment, Allen is joined in the studio by Juancito Trukupey, a Madison-based Venezuelan musician. Juancito shares his experience as a Chavista living in Caracas and […]
On today’s episode, guest host Harry Hawkins talks to psychology professor Markus Brauer about what behavioral science can tell us about achieving diversity and inclusion. As the director of the Brauer Group Lab, Professor Brauer researches how people’s thought processes, perceptions of others, and behaviors are affected by being members of a social group. He […]
We pick back up with another edition of Meet the Candidates, this time for the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) school board. For today’s show, Carousel interviews the candidates for seat 3, Cris Carusi and Kaleem Caire. They spend the hour discussing their priorities for the students and teachers of Madison’s K–12 school system.
On Thursday, January 31, Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer gave a public lecture at the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus. For today’s episode, guest host Gil Halsted presents a recording of Dr. Kimmerer’s talk, entitled “We the People: Expanding the Circle of Citizenship for Public Lands.” Robin Wall Kimmerer is a plant ecologist, writer, and SUNY Distinguished Teaching […]