Guest host and WORT Board President Dave Devereaux-Weber is joined by state Senator Kathleen Vinehout at noon to discuss the issues in her district and her vision for Wisconsin. Carla Williams, a volunteer of WORT’s Her Turn Collective, co-hosts. Vinehout recently filed papers to register a committee for a gubernatorial run in 2018. She is currently the […]
Wisconsin has a history of leading the nation in public policy discussion. According to Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe, it’s time for Wisconsin to lead the way on healthcare reform. In this week’s Democracy Checkup, we talk healthcare and how the current conversation is falling short.
What does Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris agreement mean for the U.S.? How is D.C. reacting to this? Representative Mark Pocan joins us today to discuss this and the issues he’s working on. Later, journalist John Pilger discusses the raising questions about the role of the British ‘deep state’ in the Manchester bombing that killed […]
Water is becoming the new oil, according to Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe. In this commentary McCabe warns us about the need to protect Wisconsin’s water and the special interests he sees threatening our lakes, rivers, and streams.
It’s no secret people are frustrated with our two major political parties. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean Nation discusses why the parties need to change their ways to realign with where the country is going, and not where we’ve been.
John Bellamy Foster argues in his recent article in Monthly Review that the Trump administration shares characteristics with classical fascism as 1920s-1930s Italy and Germany. Who forms the social base of the neo-fascist phenomenon? Foster discusses this and more with Allen Ruff on today’s program. John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review and a professor at […]