On August 21, 2018, the U.S. saw the beginning of an ongoing nationwide prison strike demanding improved conditions for inmates, sentencing reform, and voting rights. On today’s episode, sub host Gil Halsted takes a close look at the strike with guests Amani Sawari, spokesperson for Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, and Ben Turk of the Milwaukee Incarcerated […]
It’s primary election day in Wisconsin! On today’s episode, hear a variety of election perspectives with guest host Gil Halsted. First, we talk with Matthew Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign to get a bird’s-eye view of election issues, including campaign finance. Next, we discuss the relationship between prison reform and elections with Eric Howland […]
On today’s pledge drive show, substitute host Gil Halsted speaks with Joan Treppa, author of Reclaiming Lives: Pursuing Justice for Six Innocent Men. It’s the story of one woman’s mission to find justice for six men she believes were wrongfully convicted right here in Wisconsin.
Gil, formerly at Wisconsin Public Radio, discusses the current general situation for Palestinians in Israel today with Cassandra Dixon of Operation Dove and Islam Morokah of the International Solidarity Movement in Hebron….Nonviolent resistance, determination, and the various operations trying to help.
Gil, formerly at Wisconsin Public Radio, discusses the current general situation for Palestinians in Israel today with Cassandra Dixon and Islam Morokah. Nonviolent resistance, determination, and the various operations trying to help.
On the fiftieth anniversary of the My Lai massacre, substitute host Gil Halsted re-visits the context and implications of the massacre with author and professor emeritus Howard Jones, Vietnam veteran and photographer Don Unrau, and publisher Norm Stockwell, who recently attended the My Lai remembrance ceremony in Vietnam. More information on the Madison Quakers group […]