Conservative critics of critical race theory are calling it the “greatest threat to religious liberty in America today.” In state legislatures throughout the U.S., GOP lawmakers are pushing for it to be banned in schools. And right-wing organizations like ALEC have been doing their part to push this anti-CRT agenda. But what is critical race […]
Jan talks with investigative journalist and contributor to the Center for Media and Democracy, Alex Kotch about an number of his investigations, including secret $1.5M Christian Right donations to white nationalist hate groups, the right-wing Council for National Policy’s efforts to invalidate elections with policy letters for state legislators to use to suggest election problems, […]
What political reforms should Wisconsin look at in 2019? How best can we rid the dominance of money from politics? How might Tony Evers change the political landscape, after he takes office on Monday, January 7th? Esty Dinur takes a look at political reform in Wisconsin with Mary Bottari and David Armiak, both reporters at the […]
Substitute hosts Bert Zipperer and Gil Halsted speak with Mary Bottari, Deputy Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, about her recent reporting, including the redistricting case Gill v. Whitford just heard by the Supreme Court and the conservative attempt to defund and defang public sector unions.
Lisa Graves joins Allen Ruff on today’s program. Lisa Graves is the Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy here in Madison. Graves joined the CMD in 2009, where she and her associates investigate dark money donations, and a ever-broadening examination of policy shapers and democratic investigations. Today they discuss the potential changing […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Lisa Graves, head of PRWatch and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice, about the group’s latest activities as the watchdog for exposing influential money and corporate influence on politics.