Carousel Bayrd speaks with gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, who has been Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction since 2009. He’s running against more than a dozen candidates in the Democratic Primary. Topics discussed include environment and water issues, education and schools, health care, and poverty in the state.
There’s a spring election tomorrow, so host Patty Peltekos delves into the wide expanse of election-related issues in Wisconsin. The basics: How do I vote? Do I need voter identification? Who’s on my ballot? What’s the state referendum about? The abstract: How is voting in Wisconsin different than other states? Will my vote count? What […]
On the fiftieth anniversary of the My Lai massacre, substitute host Gil Halsted re-visits the context and implications of the massacre with author and professor emeritus Howard Jones, Vietnam veteran and photographer Don Unrau, and publisher Norm Stockwell, who recently attended the My Lai remembrance ceremony in Vietnam. More information on the Madison Quakers group […]
Host Allen Ruff speaks with renowned activist, journalist, historian, filmmaker, novelist, socialist political activist, and anti-imperialist voice, Tariq Ali. A famed activist on the Left, Ali is a member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review and is editorial director of the publisher Verso Press. He’s written more than two dozen books on contemporary world […]
On May 19th, 2006, Sophia Danenberg summited the peak of Mt. Everest. But she only started climbing because of a fateful canoe trip. And years later, when she set out to climb the mountain, she thought she wouldn’t make it to the top. In this hour, Lilada Gee speaks with Sophia Danenberg, the first African-American […]
It’s Tuesday, but Carousel Bayrd is away this week. In her stead is Denise DeMarb, who devotes the hour to the topic of Family and Medical Leave Act and paid leave. She is joined by Astar Herndon, Director of 9 to 5 Wisconsin, who leads the statewide Keep Families First Coalition working to provide paid […]