Madison has been in an ongoing public debate about the possible siting of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field. For today’s F-35 update episode, we speak with Representative Chris Taylor and Amelia Royko-Maurer, both of whom were part of a delegation of Madison-area community leaders and elected officials who traveled to Burlington, Vermont last week […]
Today the State Senate passed a resolution supporting the placement of F-35 fighter jets at the Truax Air Force Base in northeast Madison. The resolution was sponsored by sixteen Republican lawmakers, but just one Democrat signed on to the measure: Senator Mark Miller, who represents suburbs east of Madison and whose district contains Truax Air […]
For the first part of today’s program, Esty talks to Mutual Aid Networks founder Stephanie Rearick and organizers Annaleise Hall and Kate Macdonald, who have been traveling throughout the Midwest and East Coast on their Solidarity Sprint tour, about their work building sustainable economies and futures in their local communities in the US, the UK, […]
As we remember the fallen on Memorial Day, Monday host Patty Peltekos takes a look at those who have survived combat. What are the lasting effects of trauma? How does diagnosing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder work, and how best can we design spaces for healing? Our guests are Vietnam veteran Bob Curry, retired VA psychologist Jim […]
Join Wisconsin Historical Society Press author Richard Pifer as he discusses his new book, “The Great War Comes to Wisconsin: Sacrifice, Patriotism, and Free Speech in a Time of Crisis”. Pifer will touch on the American homefront experience through a Wisconsin lens: the political debates over war policy, the worry over loved ones fighting overseas, […]
Is it possible that Snowden might get asylum in Brazil? What is the relationship like between the United States and Brazil today? Listen to today’s show to find out more!