Wall Street Journal reporter Reid Epstein talks about his recent article about the August 14th primary race. A Republican hasn’t won a primary without the state party’s endorsement since 1978. Vukmir has that endorsement, but the race remains close.
Esty Dinur speaks with Lawrence Grossberg about our national culture of anxiety, alienation, and narcissism in the age of Donald Trump. He’s Professor of Media Studies & Cultural Studies at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and author of the new book Under the Cover of Chaos: Trump and the Battle for the American Right from Pluto Press and […]
Republicans in the U.S. Senate meet in secret–with no public hearings so far and no committee meetings–to craft amendments to the American Health Care Act. They, intend to replace the seven-year old Affordable Care Act. Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing spoke with Laurel Lucia, Director of the Health Care Program at the University of […]
We’ve got another full show today! First up, Martin Reinhardt, joins by phone from the Food Sovereignty Symposium. The festival takes place today through Sunday on the University of Wisconsin campus. Later Adam Gaffney discusses the GOP healthcare plan, and Lori Glover talks about Trump’s presidential memorandum on DAPL. Dr. Martin Reinhardt, an Anishinaabe Ojibway citizen […]
Although the resignation of Speaker John Boehner of Ohio might have come across to some observers as abrupt, the departure of the House Republican leader was precipitated by a long career in government marked by political battles, the most recent of which manifested itself in publicly visible tension with some of the more conservative members […]
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsinites applying for unemployment benefits and food stamps may soon be forced to undergo a drug test.