Today we are talking about the sulfide mining moratorium in Wisconsin. Sulfide mining, which refers to mining hard metals which are embedded in sulfur-bearing rock, is difficult to do in Wisconsin due to the so-called “Prove It First” law, which requires a mining company to prove that a proposed sulfide mine will not pollute the environment. […]
Esty interviews activist Mark Bray, author of the new book Antifa: The Antifascist Handbook. Bray will be in Madison at A Room of One’s Own for a book reading and signing this Monday, October 16th at 6pm.
Political writer and activist George Monbiot talks about his optimistic vision for building democracy and community in his new book,”Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis.”
Friday host Esty Dinur talks about the present, past and future of the disaster in Puerto Rico today. Our guests explain how the US is failing in terms of providing aid, who stands to gain from rebuilding Puerto Rico’s infrastructure, and what the future is likely to bring in terms of physical and economic recovery. […]
Friday host Esty Dinur chats with journalist Gary Rivlin, co-reporter of “Government By Goldman: Gary Cohn Is Giving Goldman Sachs Everything It Ever Wanted From the Trump Administration,” published this week on The Intercept in partnership with Michael Hudson and The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute.
Madison’s Truax Field is a finalist for the Air Force F35 Jet program. What are the pros and cons of housing the fighter jets in Dane County? Esty Dinur discusses this with Rosanne Greco, Barbara Smith, and Willy Becker. But first up, Alhaji Njai joins the program to discuss the mudslide disaster in Freetown, where […]