Jan talks with Mai Zong Vue from the Hmong Madison group about some upcoming cultural exchange and training events coming up, including a Hmong Health Summit on August 17 & 18.
Last night, President Trump announced his selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. On today’s show, host Carousel Bayrd discusses the nomination with two different guests. First, she speaks with Ryan Owens, a professor of political science and an affiliate faculty of the law school […]
This week on Mel & Floyd: Elephants can differentiate between groups of people by their smell [lions use their sense of taste]; Isthmus annual poll is open so VOTE [http://isthmus.com/madfaves]; Scott Pruitt’s leaving, check the silverware; That’s what Xi said; Liberals fail to start new civil war on July 4; Neanderthal Cybermen in San Diego?; […]
The CDC recently reported that Wisconsin is the fourth-worst state in the U.S. for Lyme disease. Learn more about ticks and tickborne infections on today’s segment. Host Patty Peltekos talks with investigative reporter and author Mary Beth Pfeiffer about her new book, Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change. They discuss the rising tick population […]
Libraries are all about permanence, serving as indexed archives of culture. The written word, photographs, moving images in physical or digital media, written musical scores, musical recordings, these are the bread and butter of libraries. But what about the ephemeral, the fleeting or the one of a kind? How do you archive those kinds of […]
In his very last decision on the Supreme Court, retiring justice Anthony Kennedy joined with the conservative majority to uphold President Trump’s travel ban against travelers from Syria, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. American Civil Liberties Union National Legal Director David Cole excoriated the court in general and Kennedy in particular in the pages […]