Local historian Bobbie Malone talks about the Memory Cloth Circle’s “Truth Project” currently on display at the Madison Central Library.
Daniel I. Weiner, Senior Counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, talks about what could and couldn’t be learned should the President’s tax returns be release, and the potential for closing loopholes in this process.
You’ve heard of genetically modified crops — corn, cotton, soybeans, potatoes — engineered to be herbicide and pest resistant, but have you heard of genetically modified Eucalyptus? A company called Arborgen wants to bring GMO Eucalyptus to the U. S., and Anne Petermann from the Global Justice Ecology Project talks about this potentially invasive and […]
One of the cruel dilemmas of climate change is that its impacts and causes create a vicious circle. The hotter it gets, the more people run air conditioners. The more air conditioners that run, the longer electric power plants must run, generating more and more greenhouse gases. And, of course, the more greenhouse gases are […]
Richie Morales taught himself painting as a child growing up in Guatemala. Now residing in Madison, Morales calls painting “his new first language,” saying he now paints “with the intensity of a scream to crack open calluses of insensitivity and oblivion, to nail puncture effervescent bubbles of privilege and overconsumption.” He’ll be the latest artist […]
The world’s largest area of freshwater faces an uncertain future. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada just released a joint report on the overall state of the Great Lakes. The study looks at a variety of environmental indicators including drinking water, beaches, fish consumption, habitats and species, toxic chemicals, nutrients and algae, groundwater […]