On this edition of The Politicast, Alejandro Alonso Galva speaks with former UWPD Police Chief Sue Riseling, discussing her history with UWPD, police in the wake of current threats, and the perception from the public. Sue Riseling was the first woman and the youngest person ever to become a police chief in the Big 10. […]
The contract between the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Players Association and U.S. Soccer Federation expires on December 31st. The biggest issue the players’ union faces? Equal Pay. The U.S. Soccer Federation manages both the men and women’s national teams, but U.S. Soccer pays women a lot less than the men for similar work. Team […]
An update on the recount madness. Cameron Bren, Sarah Hopefl, Patrick Waring, and Alejandro Alonso Galva reporting. **Correction: Since the airing of this broadcast more counties have decided to hand count their ballots. 49 counties will now recount their ballots by hand. Up from the reported 48.
San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick was booed on Sunday when he took the field in Miami to play the Dolphins. Kaepernick is best known this season for kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games to protest racial injustice in America. The latest Kaepernick controversy stems from comments he made last week about Fidel […]
It looks like we’re headed for a recount. The Jill Stein and Rocky de la Fuente campaigns have formally requested a statewide recount of all Presidential votes in Wisconsin. They have until tomorrow to send in the $3.5 million dollars the state estimates it will take to hire election workers to count all the votes. […]
WORT has prepared special programming for the Thanksgiving holiday. On Wednesday, November 23rd at 6pm, hear an update from the Standing Rock reservation and their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. This hour-long special was produced for you by Alejandro Alonso Galva. On Thursday, November 24th at 6pm, learn Wisconsin history and how the Black […]