Nancy MacLean joins the program to discuss “Democracy in Chains,” the significant new book on the rise and influence of the anti-democratic libertarian right and how it has succeeded in shaping current debates, polices and politics. MacLean is a professor of history at Duke University. Her research is primarily focused on race, gender, labor history, […]
Can bigotry be unlearned? The people of Groundwork Madison think so. Groundwork is a “white anti-racism collective” working toward educating and dismantling white-supremacy feelings of people, seemingly more important now than ever. Jonathan Garber and Oona Mackesey Green talk with Jan Miyasaki about their organization and an upcoming film showing, “Southern Discomfort”.
Today we end our monthly theme of Ebony Expressions: Art for Hope, Help and Healing with a bang. Three musical artists featuring a mixture of gospel, rap, R&B, and hip hop join the conversation: Roderquita Moore, Domi Lee, and Lo Key. Today we get the story behind the music. Roderquita Moore, a gospel artist, said […]
Over ten local action groups have gotten together to organize a “Peoples’ Picnic” — for FUN! Cynthia Burnson talks about the informal gathering, which combines games, a yard sale, a farmer’s sharing market, food, and more. Saturday, from 4-7 PM at Vilas park.
Is Christopher Wray a good candidate to head the FBI? Sue Udry from Defending Rights and Dissent talks to Jan Miyasaki about Wray’s background and shortcomings.
Zon Moua and Bianca Gomez from Freedom Inc talk about the upcoming mall ban of unaccompanied kids at East Towne and West Towne malls. Freedom Inc supports the rights of youth by advocating for their interests and providing activities for young adults.