In the last couple weeks, we’ve witnessed two very rich men launch themselves into space. Why? Because they could. In 1947 Orvin “O.T.” Havey, one of Madison’s largest electrical contractors, […]
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On this episode of A Public Affair, host Patty Peltekos interviews Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction.
On a bright and balmy evening at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers faced off in a pre-season game. Green Bay […]
“We need our own documenters. We need our own storytellers.” Laylah Amatullah Barrayn is an award-winning photographer based in New York City. Her work explores social bonds and collective histories […]
Photo by Feliphe Schiarolli on Unsplash. In less than two months, Dr. Matthew Gutierrez was slated to become the new superintendent of Madison’s public schools. But late last […]
“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” -Shirley Chisholm Now here we are at the end of February, a week after the local […]
In 1879, German naturalist Ernst Haeckel drew his version of a “Genealogical Tree of Humanity” to show how human beings are related to other species of animals on the earth. […]
We are in the second week of the government shutdown, which means we are getting closer to the possibility that the United States will default on its debt. On Friday October 11th, our host Esty Dinur was joined in-studio with Mary Bottari, Center for Media and Democracy’s Deputy Director, to break apart the government shutdown and to take a closer look at who the key players are.
The popular poetry and prose writer Mary Oliver—known for her meditations on the natural and spiritual world—passed away on Thursday. Widely read in introductory English classes, but sometimes shunned by […]
What political reforms should Wisconsin look at in 2019? How best can we rid the dominance of money from politics? How might Tony Evers change the political landscape, after he […]