Today, we kick off 2021 with a looking-back/looking-forward conversation with alder Rebecca Kemble, a longtime Madison organizer, water protector, labor activist, and housing advocate. She talks about her hopes for the new year—the rising generation, community rights, the power to act collectively—and discusses important moments from 2020 in Madison city government, including higher resident participation […]
Today, we welcome first-time guest host Nada Elmikashfi, who spends the hour talking with alder Max Prestigiacomo about what it’s like working in the new generation of Madison politics. Over the course of the hour, they cover a wide range of topics including youth in politics, climate justice, defunding the police, being a newcomer in […]
Writer and activist adrienne maree brown’s book Pleasure Activism hit shelves last year and created waves in Black feminist and activist circles. Her politics of radical pleasure, self-help, society-help, and planet-help are needed now more than ever. Today on the show, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow spends the hour with adrienne maree brown to discuss what […]
During a year of non-stop election coverage, we hear the word democracy thrown around a lot. But what does this term really mean—and what can it do in the world of politics and beyond? Today on the show, Patty and co-host Thayer Reed discuss these timely and timeless questions with filmmaker, writer, and activist Astra […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon sits down with rapper/writer/journalist Michael Penn II and Tone contributor and Coordinated Suicides member Mike Noto to preview Future’s Feb. 17 show at the Orpheum and Fetty Wap’s Feb. 20 show at the Orpheum. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.