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 […]
Next Monday the Madison Metropolitan School Board will consider Isthmus Montessori Academy’s application to become a public charter school. Today, Carousel Baryd speaks with advocates for and against the proposal. Current school board member Nicki Vander Meulen and former school board member and teacher Marjorie Passman explain why they are opposed to the proposal. Prior school board […]
The new mall curfew went into effect last weekend. Student leader Dija Manly, Kim Gaspar-Rabuck, and TimeBank Dane County Executive Director Lorrie Hurckes Dwyer join Carousel to discuss the racial impact of this curfew and the pushout of youth of color from the community. The Youth Escort Policy lists fifteen rules that will now take place […]