Back on June 25, the Perpetual Notion Machine learned a little about the immune system – how it works, the organs and cells, that it can remember previous infections, and what triggers an immune response. Our guest was Matt Reynolds, an immunologist in pathobiological sciences at UW-Madison. Tonight, Matt is back to extend our conversation […]
On Tuesday, Madison’s Room Tax Commission voted unanimously to cut a total of ten million dollars in funding from the city’s tourism marketing and tourist-related operations. As part of the cuts, the Commission voted to cut $2.8 million in funding to Monona Terrace and $895,000 from the Overture Center. The slashes to the city’s hospitality […]
On Monday, the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, under a directive from the Trump administration, issued new rules that would revoke visas from some international students throughout the country. Students would be required to enroll in at least one 3-credit course held in person in order to be eligible to stay in the United States […]
Jan talks with political director for Familias Unidas por la Justicia, Edgar Franks, for an update on the apple packers’ strikes for better COVID protection in Washington State.
Today’s show looks to broader national and international affairs. First, journalist Ramzy Baroud talks about Israel’s annexation plan and the current state of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign for Palestinian rights in the U.S. Then, we discuss news updates from the American West with journalist Steve Horn, including recent wildfires in Arizona, the […]
Last Monday, the Madison school board voted 5-2 to approve a preliminary 2020-2021 budget. The decision comes after a tumultuous financial year for the district as they struggle with fiscal estimates for the coming school year. As the state continues to cope with economic fallout from the pandemic, how much Madison schools will receive from […]