US Representative Mark Pocan is drafting legislation that would abolish the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, or ICE. The agency has come under fire since reports of family separations at the southern border began dominating headlines. Lawmakers created ICE in 2002 with bipartisan support. Now, some lawmakers and advocates are calling for it to […]
Local percussionist, composer, software engineer, and electronic music artist Nathaniel Bartlett discusses his work with WORT’s Peter Haney on Back Porch Serenade. A Madison native, Bartlett received a DMA degree in composition from the UW School of Music and was a postdoctoral associate at the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery from 2011 to 2013. He has […]
The newest Democrat to put his hat in the ring for the Wisconsin governor’s race is Mike McCabe, the founder and head of the non-profit advocacy group Blue Jean Nation. Prior to his work with Blue Jean Nation, McCabe spent 15 years running the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, a group that tracks money in state politics. […]
Our Her Turn News reporters Amber Walker and Sandee Janagold sit down with Sagashus Levingston to talk about her speech from the Women’s March on Madison. Sagushus is the owner and Founder of the company Infamous Mothers. Recently, Sagashus spoke at the Women’s March on Madison. She has also been recognized by BRAVA Magazine as […]
Madison Women Exercise Their Voices….and our own HTN reporters Amber Walker, Sam Burbol, & Sande Janagold caught just a few! Russia Introduces Domestic “Slapping” Law A New Survey Finds That Alaskan Women Are Being Stalked Frequently and A Free Speech Radio Interview About Healthcare
Is it impossible for creative artists to earn a living in our society? Is there a crisis of the creative class? Is America’s middlebrow culture collapsing? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more.