John Nichols’ new book, Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America, came out a couple of months ago. He joins Bert Zipperer and Gil Halsted in the studio to talk about a variety of political and historical issues.
Substitute hosts Bert Zipperer and Gil Halsted speak with Mary Bottari, Deputy Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, about her recent reporting, including the redistricting case Gill v. Whitford just heard by the Supreme Court and the conservative attempt to defund and defang public sector unions.
Gil Halsted hosts Judge Everett Mitchell and Mr. Rudy Bankston in a discussion of criminal justice and prison reform, particularly as it relates to juveniles in Dane County and the Wisconsin system in general. Some songs of prison life are used to introduce general topics for discussion.
Tonight premieres Fermat’s Last Theater Co.’s play adaptation of Franz Kafka’s “The Trial.” How do the themes in this story stay relevant over a hundred years after it was written? Allen Ruff discusses this and the Innocence Project with director Jeff Casey, Greg Wiercioch, Kate Judson, and actor Gil Halsted. Greg Wiercioch is a clinical assistant […]