Abandoned peace talks and numerous injuries and deaths: Thursday host Allen Ruff takes a look at Nicaragua’s contentious history as protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega flare. Our guest is Donna Vukelich-Selva, long-time Nicaragua observer with deep, close ties to the country dating to the 1980s. Dr. Vukelich-Selva is Professor of Education at Edgewood College, where […]
Wednesday host Lilada Gee is joined by Sherry Lucille and her son John in the studio, where they discuss Roseanne Barr’s racism, other racism from people in the limelight, and the NFL’s kneeling ban.
The budget for the Madison Metropolitan School District is currently under review. Will Madison teachers get a raise? How do charter schools affect funding? Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd explores the MMSD budget with School Board Vice President James Howard.
As we remember the fallen on Memorial Day, Monday host Patty Peltekos takes a look at those who have survived combat. What are the lasting effects of trauma? How does diagnosing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder work, and how best can we design spaces for healing? Our guests are Vietnam veteran Bob Curry, retired VA psychologist Jim […]
A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union and The University of Chicago Law School details widespread abuse of immigrant children by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Today on the show, host Esty Dinur speaks with two lawyers who helped author the report. Mitra Ebadolahi is Border Litigation Project Staff Attorney at ACLU of San Diego […]
On today’s show, Allen Ruff speaks with peace activist David Swanson. Their topic is the myth of American exceptionalism, and the role it plays as a political ideology in justifying militarism and war. David Swanson is a journalist, activist, organizer, and educator. He’s the director of the peace group World Beyond War and is the […]