What makes an idea dangerous? In tonight’s episode, Kevin Lauterjung and Kelly Schwartz discuss the intellectual dark web (IDW), from subversive origins to Youtube mainstay. How did the IDW become associated with the political right? Where should we draw the line in discussing identity? Is there a free speech issue on US campuses? Join us […]
On Friday the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents will decide on rules that would establish mandatory minimum punishments for students who are found to disrupt free speech on multiple occasions. If adopted, the rules will mandate that students who disrupt the free speech rights of another student or an invited speaker on two occasions […]
On Thursday, April 25th, Tony Castaneda speaks with David Barsamian, host of Alternative Radio, about the recent arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
UW Madison could lose federal funding if it violates a new executive order from President Donald Trump. Trump has expressed concern about free speech on college campuses after several high profile conservative speakers were shouted down by protesters in recent years. He signed the executive order at the White House accompanied by university students from […]
Two Wisconsin lawyers are suing the state bar, alleging that the dues they have to pay the organization violate their first amendment rights. The lawyers suing the State Bar of Wisconsin, Michael Dean of Waukesha and former State Representative Adam Jarchow of Clear Lake, are both members. The two lawyers say the group is advocating […]
On today’s pledge drive show, Carousel continues the ongoing conversation about antisemitism with Deborah E. Lipstadt, author of Antisemitism: Here and Now. They discuss the rise of antisemitism on both the right and the left, contemporary events like the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, the role of free speech, […]