In the streets, in the courtroom—victories for social justice and equality take place in both. For today’s show, author and attorney Michael Steven Smith tells the stories of extraordinary lawyers who fought for justice and advanced the progressive movement, as highlighted in his new book, Lawyers for the Left. Michael Steven Smith is an attorney, […]
Today on the show, Ali sits down with Megin McDonell, executive director of Fair Wisconsin, to discuss the legal and political climate for the LGBTQ+ community. Along the way, they discuss the role of LGBTQ-friendly candidates in local and state elections, the rainbow wave, anti-discrimination policy and Tony Evers’s first executive order, the election of […]
The Dude and Naddy Red fill the hour with news of union and class struggles and successes, shout-outs, and inspirational music.
Summer in the city back in the 1960s often meant big developments in civil rights. In Madison, more civil rights news happened in August than any other month. Here’s Stu Levitan with the details on tonight’s Madison in the Sixties.
Monday host Patty Peltekos interviews Ben Burkett, former board president of the National Family Farm Coalition and operator of a 250-acre farm that consists of vegetable production, beef cattle, and timber. He has been active in farming since 1970 and has been a longtime civil right activist, challenging USDA discrimination against Black farmers. Mr. Burkett […]
Two DMV service centers on Madison’s west side, at Sheboygan Avenue and Odana Road, are being closed and consolidated into a singular service center at 8417 Excelsior Drive this month. While the soon-to-be-defunct service centers are directly on Metro Transit’s bus lines, the new Excelsior Drive service center will not be directly accessible by public […]