After a contentious election in Wisconsin last week, today we travel back to a more hopeful political time with Mary Lang Sollinger, author of the new book From Inspiration to Activism: A Personal Journey Through Obama’s Presidential Campaign, which gives a behind-the-scenes look at her work in political canvassing and fundraising for Barack Obama. Mary […]
On this episode, we hear two very different critiques of the Trump administration. First, journalist McKay Coppins offers the latest on his reporting about disinformation in the 2020 Trump campaign. Then, tribal law expert Richard Monette joins Esty in the studio for a discussion of the Tohono O’odham Nation’s opposition to Trump’s border wall and […]
In a crowded field of contenders for the Wisconsin Democratic Governor’s race, one candidate hopes to stand out as what she calls the “next generation of leaders” in the state. Kelda Roys is among the 14 candidates who are currently running in the 2018 gubernatorial race. Producer Kai Brito speaks with Kelda Roys about her […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Erin Vilardi, founder of Vote Run Lead, a national organization which helps women run for office. Formerly, Ms. Vilardi was the Vice President of Program and Communications at The White House Project.
Susan Crawford launched her campaign for Dane County Circuit Court judge in Branch 1 on Monday, and endorsements are rolling in. Over 200 people have endorsed Crawford, including judges, elected officials, activists, and attorneys from across Dane County. Among these endorsements are former Governor and Attorney General of Wisconsin Jim Doyle. He says, “Susan is […]