“Home” is the theme of a new poetry chapbook written and published by residents of Madison’s Occupy Madison tiny home village. This Wednesday evening, November 2nd, Madison poet laureate Oscar Mireles will host a reading from the “Home” anthology at the High Noon Saloon. Proceeds from the event will benefit Occupy Madison. Anthology organizer and […]
While all eyes have focused on the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, communities here in Northern Wisconsin continue to struggle with recovery after flooding last July. Bad River Watershed Association Director Tony Janisch & Naomi Tillison, the Natural Resources Director of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe join Brian Standing for a post- […]
Would you bike more around Madison if it weren’t for a particularly sketchy intersection? What If you had a more connected bike path network? Earlier this year a group of local cyclists launched Madison Bikes, an advocacy group with the goal of making the city’s bicycling network more accessible and comfortable for people. In fact, […]
The Virginia-based Treatment Advocacy Center recently found that a mentally ill person in America is sixteen times more likely to be shot dead by the police than is someone in good mental health. To address these shortcomings, the National Council for Behavioral Health is joining with the International Association of Chiefs of Police in a […]
Democratic candidate for U.S Senator Russ Feingold joins Brian Standing once again from the campaign trail.
WORT’s news reporter Helena White has just spent the summer traveling around Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois learning more about Black Hawk and the Black Hawk War. Over the summer she retraced the route of the war, visiting historic sites along the route and conducting interviews with Native historians. The story has been made into […]