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, […]
This month the UW Board of Regents approved a resolution that allows UW students who have “dismiss[ed] the expressive rights of others” to be suspended after having done so twice, and expelled after having done so three times. And — today the white supremacist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak on the University of Florida campus […]
This week we’re revisiting a conversation that we had back in February about the nuances of free speech on college campuses. The subject has only become more tangled and more urgent over the past few months. Across the country, people across the political spectrum have used incidents like Ann Coulter’s decision to cancel a speech […]