The House bill HR 2699, which authorizes transportation of spent nuclear power plant fuel to a interim storage facilities, passed a House committee on a voice vote. Passage of this bill, along with three others, would permit thousands of shipments of radioactive materials through towns and cities by rail, truck, and barge. Diane D’Arrigo from […]
Jan talks with Martha Hennessey, one of the members of the King’s Bay Plowshares 7, about the group’s recent trial and conviction. They are currently awaiting sentencing for their activism and face a potential 25 year prison term.
“Our obligation as Jews is to bear witness when we see injustice anywhere,” says Rabbi Bonnie Margulis of Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice. She recently made a trip to the U.S.–Mexico border to visit a migrant shelter in Juárez, a detention center in New Mexico, a criminal court proceeding, and the Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy […]
Join us for a discussion about circus arts and the upcoming show, “Nutcracker: The Holiday Classic with a Circus Twist”, hosted by Cycropia Aerial Dance in their new Madison studio. We’ll talk about collaborating on choreography, developing characters, overcoming fears, balancing classic Nutcracker themes in modern times, costume inspirations, taking risks, and what it’s like […]
For today’s show, we catch up with stand-up comedian and science podcaster Shane Mauss. Over the course of the hour, he talks to Patty about growing up in Wisconsin, life on the road for the Stand Up Science tour, his science interview podcast Here We Are, and his explorations with psychedelics. Shane Mauss is performing […]
Friday, November 30, “Black Friday” marked the official start of holiday shopping season, and the airwaves, internet, sides of buses and billboards are all flooded with messages to buy, buy and buy some more. Crowds thronged some stores in the Madison area as early as 12:01 a.m. Friday morning to get a head start on […]