Today on A Public Affair, Carousel Baryd discusses the topic of immigration. Carousel is an immigrant and so were her mother and grandmother. Carousel acknowledges how immigration will be effected under the Trump administration. She goes in depth about immigration’s importance, its oppression, and challenges. To help add a broader perspective of immigration, Carousel speaks […]
Pledge drive continues with Carousel’s split show, with guests Michael O’Hear, author of Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-On-Crime Era, and Alder Shiva Bidar-Sielaff. Wisconsin Sentencing provides counterintuitive new findings about crime and punishment. The dramatic increase in U.S. prison populations since the 1970s is often blamed on the mandatory sentencing required by “three strikes” laws […]
Just a few weeks ago, a federal court found Wisconsin’s redistricting map to be unconstitutionally partisan gerrymandered. Today, Carousel is joined by Douglas M. Poland, one of the lead attorneys in the case; Sachin Chheda, Director of the Fair Elections Project; and Wendy Sue Johnson, one of the plaintiffs in the case.
Exciting things are happening in Madison this week! On today’s show, Carousel talks with Emerge Women of the Year Heather Colburn and Emerge ED Erin Forrest about tonight’s Woman of the Year Awards ceremony and the climate of being a woman in office. Later she is joined by Annie Weatherby-Flowers the Department of Civil Rights to […]