Last week, controversial libertarian political scientist and author of The Bell Curve was invited to speak at an off-campus lecture for the University of Wisconsin. The “Disinvited Dinner” event was organized to allow speakers to come that have been rejected from speaking at other educational institutions. Where is the line between free speech and hate speech […]
Today, UW’s Health Policy Director Donna Friedsam gives an update on the status of U.S. and Wisconsin Healthcare Policy. What is the latest talk on the national level? Then local disability advocates Abigail Tessmann and Anna Mueller Moffit talk about their fears of proposed cuts and changes to Medicaid, and its direct impact on community.
Split show today, featuring a discussion on the possibility of a constitutional convention with guest Jenni Dye, and a talk on EROS, or Education Resource Officers, with Brandi Grayson and Anna Mueller Moffit. Jenni Dye is the Research Director of One Wisconsin Now. One Wisconsin Now is a advocacy organization in Madison. Brandi Grayson is […]
What is the general impression of the budget for low-income individuals in Wisconsin? What’s good in the budget? What should we be worried about? Today longtime public interest attorney Vicky Selkowe joins Carousel Bard in the studio to discuss the Wisconsin State Budget and its impact on people in poverty in our state. Later, Dee Hall calls in […]
Ald. Sheri Carter (District 14) and Ald. Barbara Harrington-McKinney (District 1) are both up for reelection on April 4 for Madison City Council. Today they join host Carousel Bayrd to discuss their first terms in office and running for re-election. Their opponents Jose Rea, running in District 14, and David Handowski, District 1, were unavailable for […]
Today Carousel is joined by Wisconsin State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa to discuss the impact Trump’s Muslim Ban and anti-immigration policies, is having on the state. Later in the show, Dee Hall, Managing Editor of Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, discusses the big picture on the impact of Trump’s policies here locally.