In the summer of 1998, Time magazine asked, “Is Feminism Dead?” In reality, it was very much alive. On the margins of mainstream media coverage, lesbians, women of color, and international coalitions were paving the way for 21st-century feminism, including the 2017 Women’s March and the #MeToo movement. On today’s show, guest host Nan Enstad explores […]
Breaking the cycle of domestic violence and sexual assault for almost 24 years — that’s the history of UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence according to Community Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator, Manuel Cerda. He talks with Jan about their services.
Separating children from their families has been a tool used by the government for centuries to terrorize and police communities of color. That’s the topic of Laura Briggs’s new book, Taking Children: A History of American Terror. Today, we welcome Professor Briggs back on the show with us to discuss this history, including the criminalization […]
Damita Brown talks with Eugenia Highland, Restorative Justice Director from YWCA of Madison about Latinx issues in our community, how they relate to the issues faced by other minorities, and what we can all do to work together toward justice. Remembering Miss Milele Chikasa Anana, founder of Umoja Magazine and beautiful and beloved elder of […]
“COVID-19 has fundamentally changed who we are—how we work, how we think about work, how we interact with each other—but it also exposes how interconnected we all are. We are dependent on rural areas as the rural areas are dependent on cities,” says Professor Armando Ibarra from the School for Workers at the University of […]
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 […]