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.
The race for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice is heating up. Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet advanced in the February primary and now Election Day is just a short eight days ahead on April 3rd. Eight O’Clock Buzz host, Kai Brito visits with Dallet about her campaign and her vision of justice for Wisconsin.