On Thursday January 31st, host Allen Ruff spoke with co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies Emira Woods about the current situation in Mali.
On Wednesday January 30th, host Karma Chavez spoke with Babette Grunow of the Latin American Solidarity Committee and Pepe Palacios, a Honduran LGBTQ activist who will be visiting Wisconsin next week.
On Tuesday January 29th, Molly Stentz subbing for Anjuli Brekke, spoke with Johanna Coenen, WORT’s new Long Range Plan Project Coordinator.
On Monday January 28th, John Quinlan hosted a show about the history of the abortion rights movement as we mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The In-studio guests were WI NARAL exec. director Jenni Dye, and women’s rights leader Karen Mulhauser. Mulhauser led the national NARAL office from 1973-1981 and joined John and Jenni by phone from Washington, DC. They discussed the horrors of pre-Roe America, through the years building a movement for choice, to the state of the movement today.
On Friday January 25th, host Esty Dinur opened the phone lines up to WORT listeners, so that you could take the mic and discuss issues that matter to you. Listen to the show:
On Thursday January 24th, host Allen Ruff spoke with American Political satirist Will Durst. They discussed satire, political humor and the need for satire to cut through the absurdity of our current situation.