Join me as I interview Emily Gonzales in California, Andre Wright in Iowa, and Nada Elmikashfi in Wisconsin–all BIPOC folks working to keep critical race theory in schools and public institutions. According to Education Week, 26 states have already introduced bills or taken steps to restrict teaching, “critical race theory” or limit how teachers and […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Well, against much of the world’s better judgement, the Olympics are underway, so we have dialed up an encore presentation of our conversation with Madison native and former WISC TV sports reporter and anchor Jessie Garcia, about her book Going For Wisconsin Gold: Stories of Our State’s Olympians, […]
Republican states are passing bans on teaching critical race theory. Will those bans past constitutional muster? That depends on who’s bringing the suit. We’ll talk with journalism professor Frank LoMonte.
The United States is still in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, but for now — only among the unvaccinated. Laboratory clinical scientist Rodney E. Rohde and immunologist Ryan McNamara bring us the story.
Natural landscapes in Wisconsin could, with help, suck up and sequester carbon from the atmosphere. The Monday Buzz’s Brian Standing talks with John Greenler and Jessica James from the Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts and Letters.
WORT 89.9FM Madison · The World Naked Bike Ride Is Back! Naked cyclers rejoice! After a year off during the pandemic, the annual World Naked Bike Ride is back again in August. The ride, now going strong for over a decade, is a protest against fossil fuel dependence and a celebration of body positivity. Veteran […]