Demonstrators gathered in the rain outside the Capitol today to protest measures in the Legislature they say will put immigrant families in danger. Among those bills is one that aims to abolish and prevent sanctuary cities through financial penalties. The bill would make it illegal for cities and counties to prohibit the enforcement of federal […]
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Terry Parisi worked for 25 years as a K-12 special ed teacher. Her husband Renaldo was a nurse. Neither of them grew up in farming families, but the land called them home. At their son Franco’s prodding, they began to grow vegetables. Over time, gently touching the earth, creating a farm community, drawing people to […]
Community leader Sina Davis of the Allied Drive neighborhood joins the program today to discuss her work serving Madison. This past weekend, Davis was honored at A Celebration of Life, Love & Service at the Boys & Girls Club. Lisa Peyton-Caire, Founder of Black Women’s Wellness Day and another leader in the community, said Sina […]
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 […]