The federal government moves slowly and answers to many fossil fuel lobbies, so many states are starting local “Green New Deal” programs to move ahead in this area. Anthony Rogers Wright from the Center for Sustainable Energy talks with Jan about local movements in Oregon and other states and localities.
Morocco, Greenland, Flint Michigan and Los Angeles are just some of the locales depicted in the films showcased in the 12th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival. The Festival lands in Madison’s Barrymore Theater on March 20th and returns to Green Bay’s Backstage at the Meyer on April 25th. The event is sponsored by the […]
Imagine a jellyfish, drifting through the ocean, carried by the current and floating endlessly throughout. That is Luisa, a seventeen year old girl and protagonist of the story “Sea Monsters: A Novel.” She harbors dreams of attending university abroad, far away from her hometown of Mexico City. Or not. Who knows? That indecision seems to […]
Mandy Manning, recipient of the 2018 National Teacher of the Year Award, talks to Jan about her efforts to welcome immigrant children to the U.S., protest the separation of refugee children from their parents, and her “closed to the press” presentation of the award by President Trump.
Jazz Jennings first became a transgender celebrity when she appeared in an interview on 20/20 with Barbara Walters at the age of seven. Since then, she has been the subject of a documentary series, become a YouTube star and now 18, recently completed her gender reassignment surgery. This Thursday, the Madison Metropolitan School District and […]
This is an important announcement. The world as we know it will end shortly. All residents of the Madison area over the age of twenty one are advised to head for shelter at the Madison Children’s Museum, starting Friday, March 8th at 6:00 p.m. The Adult Swim program Apocalypse Wow could be your only hope. […]