Like many other events in the wake of COVID-19, this year’s State of State looked much different. For the first time in state history, Democratic Governor Tony Evers gave the annual address virtually, starting his speech with some lightheartedness on the situation. “Tonight’s speech will take a heckuva lot less time and since you’re watching […]
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Madison in the Sixties – the second week of January, 1968 On the morning of the eighth, the Wisconsin State Journal publishes an editorial about the thirty or so families of Hispanic migrant workers who have arrived here from Texas and Mexico since last fall, calling on the Madison community to give them financial, emotional […]
Donald Trump is now the first President in United States history to be impeached a second time. House Democrats, with support from ten of their Republican colleagues, voted 232-197 to charge the President with “incitement of insurrection” in connection with last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol Rep. Tom Tiffany was one of Wisconsin’s congressional […]
Clarence Lusane, Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Howard University speaks with Jan Miasaki about the recent government take-over attempt at the Capitol building, escalating random attacks of African Americans in Washington, D.C., and the increasing boldness of white nationalist groups since Trump’s election and fiery rhetoric to his base supporters.
Violence is a central element of American history—and it’s often been used in the service of maintaining white supremacy. Today on the show, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow hosts a roundtable discussion with WBEZ reporter Odette Yousef and history professor Ashley Howard about their reactions to the January 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, the existential […]
KPFA-Pacifica will provide coverage of the second House impeachment proceedings of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, January 13th, from 9am to an unknown time. The first four hours are hosted by Brian Edwards-Tikert, with the remaining hours hosted by Mitch Jeserich. Listen here online from KPFA. EDIT 1PM: We are now airing the impeachment proceedings […]