Boombox the Lockdown was a virtual “simultaneous listening” event hosted by WORT that took place on Sunday, May 3 noon-5 pm. This was the 3rd Community Boombox event hosted by WORT, following Boombox the Wasteland in June 2011 and BBTW 2 in September 2013 which were co-produced and organized by musician, producer and community activist Wendy […]
Photo by 12019 / 10260 images on Pixabay. The Midwest Environmental Justice Organization says they’ve found PFAS contamination in sediment near Starkweather Creek in northeast Madison. The organization said they believe more testing is necessary. PFAS is a class of human-made chemicals used in many household objects like non-stick cookware, food wrappers, and […]
A study conducted at the beginning of April found that more than one third of Wisconsin’s businesses could end up closing their doors if the shutdown continues for three months. The study was conducted by Wisconsin’s Economic Region Partnerships as well as the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The study […]
Tune into WORT on Sunday, May 3 from noon to 5 pm to help us Boombox The Lockdown! Just because we’re sheltered in place and staying apart right now doesn’t mean we can’t Celebrate! Decorate! Elevate! and Resonate Together!! BBTL is the 3rd event of its kind hosted by WORT. But unlike Boombox the Wasteland, […]
Photo by leo2014 on Pixabay. “My name is Ani Weaver. I’m a registered nurse and I work for a local healthcare facility, which I’m not naming because my views do not reflect the views of my place of employment. Instead, I am here speaking out on behalf of healthcare workers across Wisconsin. I am […]
How did the City of Madison split on their votes in the presidential preference primary on April 7th? We analyzed the election results from the Dane County Clerk’s website.