According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, out of the 534 jobs of the U.S. economy, women earn more than men in 7 of those jobs. This means that 99% of women earn less than their male counter-parts in the same job. On Tuesday August 27th, our host Carousel Bayrd had an in-depth conversation with former Attorney General Peggy Lautenschlager and Kathy Utley, founding president at Social Innovations for Women and Communities about women in the workforce and how it is impacting our society as a whole.
What will the city of Madison look like in 10 years? What do you expect to see? Today on A Public Affair, we had a chance to preview this change. On Tuesday August 20th, our host Carousel Bayrd sat down with Alders Mark Clear and Marsha Rummel to discuss city redevelopment.
With 100,000 undocumented workers in Wisconsin alone and 11 million in the U.S., it’s painfully clear that our nation needs to have a serious discussion about immigration reform. The Voces de la Frontera is a national organization (based in Wisconsin) that is leading the fight for immigration reform in the United States.
The Affordable Care Act. What is it? What are the implications that it could have on the state of Wisconsin? On Tuesday August 6th, Kevin Hayden, CEO of Group Health Cooperative, Kevin Kane, Health Care Organizer with Citizen Action, and Scott Rippe from GHC Marketing sat down with host Carousel Bayrd to breakdown the Affordable Health Care Act for listeners.
New regulations have been enacted to restrict the reproductive rights of women in Wisconsin. On Tuesday July 30th, host Carousel Bayrd spoke with Lester Pines, a Senior Partner at Cullen Weston Pines and Bach LLP, about the new law and the lawsuit against it.
Have you ever wondered how far the college graduates of the United States are in debt due to their student loans? Host Carousel Bayrd and guest Scot Ross answered this question on Tuesday July 23rd’s show of A Public Affair. Scot Ross informed listeners that student loan debt has reached an all-time high of 1.2 trillion dollars in the United States.