Religious leaders have been at the forefront of the fight for racial justice in Madison and around the country—and have been for over a century—but we don’t often consider the relationship between faith stories and political struggle. For today’s episode, guest host Nan Enstad explores this history with Randal Jelks, author of Faith and the […]
In the streets, in the courtroom—victories for social justice and equality take place in both. For today’s show, author and attorney Michael Steven Smith tells the stories of extraordinary lawyers who fought for justice and advanced the progressive movement, as highlighted in his new book, Lawyers for the Left. Michael Steven Smith is an attorney, […]
Please join Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice for our Annual Celebration of a year of faithful work for social justice and interfaith understanding. This year we celebrate our work with the Dignity at Work Coalition and present our Voice for Justice Award to Representative JoCasta Zamarripa. Country and folk singers Bobbie and Bill Malone will […]
On today’s episode, long-time social justice advocate Ed Whitfield shares reflections from a life’s work in community organizing and peace work. He argues for the importance of an alternative freedom narrative and shares important insights from the cooperative movement and the world of democratic non-extractive finance. Ed Whitfield is co-founder and co-managing director of the […]
For today’s show, we get an inside look at the American judicial system with Charles Schudson, author of Independence Corrupted: How America’s Judges Make Their Decisions. Charles Schudson is a former trial and appellate judge, law professor, and Fulbright scholar. He has made many public appearances, including on PBS, NPR, and before the Senate Judiciary […]
On today’s episode, guest host Norman Stockwell talks to Sylvie Laurent, author of King and the Other America: The Poor People’s Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality.