It’s primary election day in Wisconsin! On today’s episode, hear a variety of election perspectives with guest host Gil Halsted. First, we talk with Matthew Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign to get a bird’s-eye view of election issues, including campaign finance. Next, we discuss the relationship between prison reform and elections with Eric Howland of MOSES (Madison Organizing in Strength, Equality, and Solidarity) and Jerome Dillard of EXPO (EX-Incarcerated People Organizing). In the final segment, Nikolas Magallón and Ian Oyler of the Wisconsin Student Power Alliance offer perspectives from their work with university student populations.
About A Public Affair
A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.