Are you looking forward to having a robot drive your car? Or does the prospect of handing the wheel over to a machine fill you with trepidation? Love ‘em or hate ‘em, driverless cars are on their way. Before they become commonplace, driverless cars have a few obstacles to overcome. Peter Rafferty is the Program […]
At a news conference in April, after a particularly busy night of gunfire reports, Madison Police Chief Mike Koval told reporters that Madison needs to have a “come to Jesus moment” about the amount and nature of gun violence in the city. Koval argued that the Madison Police Department has too few patrol officers and […]
Frederick Clarkson, senior fellow at Political Research Associates and author of “Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy” talks with Jan Miyasaki about religious freedom, separation of church and state doctrine, and the agenda of the religious right.
Mark Borchardt of the group “80 Feet is Enough” is coordinating efforts by Wisconsin farmers and interested people to limit efforts by Enbridge Oil to widen its eminent domain land grab in Wisconsin. He explains the issues to Jan Miyasaki.
Emboldened by President Trumps attacks on the judicial branch of the government, state legislatures are molding unprecedented laws to limit the power of the courts. Alicia Bannon, Senior Counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, talks about the attacks — which come from multiple fronts.
Last month, Canadian company Grassland Dairy cancelled contracts to buy milk from scores of U.S. dairy farmers. Over 50 Wisconsin farms found themselves with no buyers for their milk. The issue bubbled up to get the notice of Washington, inspiring President Donald Trump to slap a retaliatory tariff on Canadian lumber. After much scrambling, including […]