What are the contradictory messages being sent to Beijing by the early Biden administration? What are the dangers of an accidental slide into direct confrontation? What could it mean for the climate crisis if the world’s two major polluters remain at odds? These are some of the questions Allen raises today on the show with […]
In 2020, the World Economic Forum published its latest assessment of the Global Gender Gap. The report, which looks at education, income, political representation and health disparities, came to the grim conclusion that, although progress has been made, no -one alive today will see global gender equity in their lifetimes. In their rankings of 153 […]
As the Trump presidency draws to a close, the administration has moved to solidify a number of initiatives on the international diplomatic front, especially in regard to Israel and Palestine and the broader Middle East. Today on the show, we’ll be discussing U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, politics and concerns in the region, […]
This month’s meal: Thiebou djeun – A Senegalese-style fried rice made with fish Join us for an interactive virtual cook-a-long event, led by executive chef Awa Sibi, owner of Les Délices de Awa, a new West African caterer in Madison, and volunteers from Feeding Mouths, Filling Minds. This is a family-friendly event and children are […]
I don’t know if he’s more myth than legend or more legend than myth, but Eric De Los Santos has been enchanting people with marimba and musical mastery for a good long time. This is exactly what you need for your Friday night.
Listen to this exclusive WORT interview with Zakir Hussain, considered by many to be the world’s greatest tabla player. Originally from India and now living in California, Hussain talks with WORT DJ Jeff Spitzer-Resnick about the many musicians he has collaborated with including Mickey Hart, Carlos Santana, and John McLaughlin. Hussain performs in Madison on […]