One year later, Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd and her guests reflect on the 2016 election and the way forward. Her guests are Chair of the Democratic Party of Dane County, Michael Basford and Executive Director of Emerge Wisconsin, Erin Forest. They talk about the state of the Democratic Party, the increasing importance of being involved in […]
Carousel Bayrd speaks with Chris Ott, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, about the three ‘riot’ bills currently in legislation, Senate Bill 303, 304, and 305 and Assembly Bills 395, 396, and 397. These bills would lower the threshold for the legal definition of a riot to “a public disturbance” that involves “at […]
What’s in the 2018 Madison city budget? It’s still being decided. Carousel’s guests for the hour are David Schmiedicke, City Finance Director for Madison, and Alder Amanda Hall, representing Madison’s 3rd District.
Professor Alex S. Vitale talks about the failures of our modern policing system, the reasons why modern policing doesn’t achieve what we think it achieves, and why there must be a radical, less punitive, change in the way we approach law enforcement. He is the author of “The End of Policing,” from Verso Press.
Carousel interviews Daphne Barbee-Wooten, daughter of Wisconsin civil rights leader Lloyd A. Barbee and editor of a book of his selected writings called “Justice For All.”
Let’s talk about Foxconn. Last week the Wisconsin Assembly passed the Foxconn bill, which includes a massive 3 billion dollar tax break to the Taiwanese company. The bill is currently being discussed in the state Senate’s Joint Finance Committee. First up, Representative Dianne Hesselbein of Middleton starts off the program with a recap of last week’s […]