While President Trump’s Twitter ban is the major headline in social media news, another platform has recently come under fire for its role in last week’s Capitol riot. Parler, the social media app branded as the conservative alternative to Facebook and Twitter, has just been removed from Apple, Google, and Amazon platforms. Today on “What’s […]
The events that took place in Washington, DC yesterday will go down in history. Pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building to disrupt Congress’s certification of president-elect Biden’s victory, leaving four dead and many injured. Anti-fascist groups have been warning about Trump’s unprecedented attempt to overturn the election. Today, we talk to Sunsara Taylor of […]
It’s no secret that dark money has been influential in Wisconsin politics for decades. A series from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is looking into different weaknesses in the state’s legislature. It’s called “Undemocratic: Secrecy and Power versus the People.” The latest article looks into the power of secret money at the Capitol. It […]
Thursday host Tony Castañeda speaks with Martha Glowacki, curator of The Capitol at 100: Madison Artists Celebrate the Centennial, an exhibition celebrating the centennial of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Exhibition artists, including guests Patrick J.B. Flynn and Eric Baillies, have work that comment on the history, architecture, and cultural symbolism of the Capitol building. The opening […]
Will Walker gain enough support to pass the budget? What does this mean for Wisconsin’s future? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear guest host Molly Stentz and Assistant News Director Dylan Brogan discuss the updates in the Wisconsin Budget.
How is the Madison community responding to the police shooting of an unarmed 19-year-old black man? How is Tony Robinson being remembered? What is taking place at the Capitol today? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!