The Wisconsin legislature has again failed to pass an exonerate compensation bill that would increase the compensation for wrongfully convicted persons. Host Gil Halsted speaks with two Wisconsin exonerates, Fred Saecker and Joseph Frye, about their experiences of being wrongfully convicted and eventually freed. Also joining them in the studio is Cristina Bordé, Clinical Instructor at […]
How influential was Russian meddling in the 2016 election? What kind of threat does Russia under Putin pose amidst all the talk of a “new Cold War”? In a two-part show, host Allen Ruff spoke with University of Massachusetts-Boston political analyst Thomas Ferguson, co-author of a recent in-depth study examining the factors which gave Trump […]
Wisconsin residents voting in last Tuesday’s primary might have noticed some irregularity in their registration due to a recent purge of the voting rolls. Thursday host Tony Castañeda speaks with Dane County Clerk Scott McDonnell, who says that the purge is linked to a multi-state voter registration database called the Electronic Information Registration Center (ERIC).
In the wake of the nation’s most recent school shooting, Thursday host Tony Castañeda speaks with students at East High School, who say they are always concerned about the possibility of a school shooting. They were invited to testify at the Capitol this week by State Representative Chris Taylor, during debate to take up a bill […]
Lilada Gee is joined by Shonita Roach in the studio. They talk about raising adolescent girls, the new Black Panther movie, a controversial minister, and the power of Black women at the polls. Watch the show below:
With cuts to the DNR, lax persecution of pollution violators, high volume wells used by corporate farms and companies, and new laws which allow unregulated filling of wetlands, Wisconsin legislators are moving our water protection backwards, all in the interest of corporations. Jan speaks with Raj Shukla, Executive Director of the River Alliance of Wisconsin, […]