The Madison Public Library starts a new film series focused on racial justice this week. For the kickoff, on Wednesday, January 24th the Central Library will screen the documentary “Race: The Power of an Illusion,” which traces the concept of “race” in North America and the now-debunked 19th century pseudo-science that legitimized it. Community Shares […]
For many years, conservationists with the state and federal governments in the upper midwest have been divided about what to do with so-called “problem wolves.” Although gray wolves do not attack humans, they do sometimes prey on livestock — hey, who would turn down such an easy meal? When wolves kill horses or cows, farmers […]
Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls are located in the rural community of Irma, in Lincoln County, Wisconsin about two and a half hours north of Madison and three and a half hours from Milwaukee. In 2011, due to declining inmate populations, recently-elected governor Scott Walker shut down the two […]
For President Trump, the unthinkable is thinkable — using nuclear weapons, that is. Jan talks with Drs. Paula Rogge and Monica Vohman, members of the steering committee of the Wisconsin chapter of the Physicians and Healthcare Professionals for Social Responsibility about how irrational it would be to consider such a course of action.
Maryland is one of the wealthiest states in the U.S., but funding for the Baltimore public schools has declined for over 50 years — according to Dr. Helen Atkinson of the Teachers’ Democracy Project. No potable water for over 10 years due to lead contamination, boilers that cannot keep up in cold weather, and more. […]
Jan talks with David Giffey about the Martin Luther King Jr., his peaceful ideals, and a celebration of his life in Spring Green on Saturday, January 20th, 2018.