How democratic are our elections really? Today Carousel talks with UW Professor David Cannon to discuss it all – primaries,caucuses; delegates and superdelegates; winner take all, brokered conventions, and so much more. Did you think this was a vote of the people? Think again. David Cannon is a professor of political science at the University […]
Split show today! First, former Middleton/Cross Plains School Board Member Ellen Lindgren and Student Peter Opitz join Carousel to talk about “Jesus Lunch” at Middleton High School. Later, Alder Mark Clear will talk about his proposal for power shifts at the Madison City Council.
Hillary or Bernie? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with supporters of each candidate– why they support who they do, the issues most important to them, how they see the road to victory in November, how to bring everyone together, and where the Democratic Party fits in. Guests include community leaders Jeff Christensen; Erin Forrest, Executive Director of Emerge […]
Today is the Wisconsin primary, be sure to get out and vote! With that, today Carousel talks with all three Madison School Board candidates – Thomas J. Mertz, Dean Loumos, and James Howard. They are all unopposed for 3-year-terms in the election today. The candidates stopped by to discuss their visions for our public schools. […]
How will the recent tenure changes at UW affect the university? How will this change the quality of higher education? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with UW professors David J. Vanness and Donald Moynihan to discuss the budget cuts impacting the university. Slate recently called the budget cuts a “worst case scenario come to life.” Moynihan and […]
In the first half of the show, A Public Affair host Carousel Bayrd talks with Jenni Dye, research director at one Wisconsin Now, about justice Rebecca Bradley and the WI race for Supreme Court. In the second half, Carousel talks with Sharon Corrigan, Dane County Board Chair, about the Alliant Energy Center.