Allen Ruff speaks with Becky Schigiel, Executive Director of Worker Justice Wisconsin, and local historian Sergio González, who is author of the recent Mexicans in Wisconsin. They discuss immigrants rights, labor rights, wage theft and other illegal employment practices, and the history of Mexican workers in Wisconsin.
Lilada Gee, the Rev. Alexander Gee and Jillian are in the studio, talking about race in the news, daily struggles in Madison, and defending Black girlhood.
Jerome Dillard of EXPO (Ex incarcerated People Organizing) interviews Wisconsin state senator Lena Taylor about issues related to Wisconsin prisons and the prison system in the state.
Jerome Dillard interviews David Liners from WISDOM, a grassroots organization comprised mostly of religious congregations of many denominations, from about 160 congregations of 19 different religious traditions. Besides criminal justice reform,WISDOM and its local organizations promote Immigrant Rights, Economic Justice, Health Care availability, Public Transportation, Workforce Housing, and more.
Alder Denise DeMarb fills in for regular Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd, in an hour dedicated to childcare. Her guests are Jen Bailey, who is Executive Director of early childhood education services agency Reach Dane; Coral Manning, Early Childcare Education Manager for the City of Madison; and Jodi Bartnick, Executive Director of resource agency Community Coordinated […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Marcia DeLonge, senior scientist in the Food & Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. They’re in conversation about Earth and its issues, with particular emphasis on soil, farmland, and agroecology. Dr. DeLonge has a Ph.D. and M.S. in environmental science from the University of Virginia, where she […]