On today’s show, we focus on transportation access from two different angles: the Driver Licenses for All movement and Madison’s ongoing study of a bus rapid transit system. Our first guest is Diana Perez, lead organizer of the Madison chapter of Voces de la Frontera, to discuss some of the organization’s recent initiatives, including Driver […]
Today on the show, guest host Nan Enstad talks border politics, deportation, immigrant rights, and sanctuary with Rachel Buff, author of Against the Deportation Terror: Organizing for Immigrant Rights in the Twentieth Century. Rachel Buff is a professor of history and director of the Cultures and Communities program at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. She is […]
We’ve got a full line-up today! We start the episode by talking to Kabzuag Vaj, co-founder of Freedom, Inc, about the situation for Asian immigrants and refugees in Wisconsin and the U.S. Then, we turn to the southern border for updates on the migrant caravan and detention of children with José Luis Granados Ceja and Laura […]
A gallon of conventionally-produced milk currently costs around three dollars. That price could rise to as high as six dollars a gallon if President Donald Trump succeeds in his promise to deport all undocumented immigrants in the United States. That’s because the dairy industry, in Wisconsin and elsewhere, depends heavily on workers from Mexico and […]
On January 27th, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order banning refugees from Libya, Sudan, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen and Somalia from entering the United States. Trump has also authorized federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to deport immigrants who have committed, or are suspected of, even minor legal infractions. Despite court orders that have […]
This Week on Mel & Floyd: The House of Representatives losing its Boehner, the Pope’s CG effects, Mel the secret Republican, Rooster and Miller Lyte McConaughey, as well as several chuckles, a few choice laughs and one solid guffaw!!