On today’s episode, Carousel takes a close look at the Madison City Council budget for 2019 with alder Maurice (Mo) Cheeks, then the Dane County budget with District 26 Supervisor Sharon Corrigan.
On November 11, 1918 at 11:00am, the Allied powers signed a ceasefire agreement with Germany, bringing World War I to a close. November 11 is now observed as Armistice Day in Europe, Remembrance Day in Great Britain, and Veterans Day in the U.S. For today’s episode, we focus on veterans, art, and healing spaces. Our […]
This week on Mel & Floyd: Mel & Mr Smarty Pants review the finer points of Tuesday’s Mid-term election; RBG fractures 3 ribs changing a tire on a semi; Ivanka’s new line of fashion, semiconductors & soylent green; Man Attempts to Have His Age Legally Changed (!?); Counting Ticks on Moose Calves; Imelda Marcos and […]
For today’s episode, Esty speaks with Jacob Kushner, an investigative journalist currently reporting from Nairobi, about African and Afro-Caribbean politics. Jacob Kushner is an investigative journalist with experience in East/Central Africa and the Caribbean. He holds degrees in journalism and Latin American studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a master’s degree in political journalism […]
We continue our midterm coverage today with some election reflections from Matt Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Over the course of the hour, he responds to listener questions and reflects on the rise of Trump, the fall of Scott Walker, the urban–rural divide, bipartisanship, and the fate of our democracy. Matt Rothschild is executive […]
Hot off the press, we bring you the election results! WORT news director Molly Stentz hosts the hour with post-victory footage from the races for governor (Tony Evers, D), the U.S. Senate (Tammy Baldwin, D), and attorney general (Josh Kaul, D). For the second half of the show, she catches up with Dan Kaufman, author […]