In the United States right now, student loan debt is second only to home mortgage debt. How did we get here? With another school year starting off, we thought we’d take a close look at just how much university education costs in America—and what that price tag is doing to student borrowers, the economy, and […]
Want to learn how your pledge dollars are being used here at the station? How much it costs to keep our transmitter running? What we’ve got planned to develop the station, and how much it’ll cost? Or how we’re avoiding a crisis that’s happening at other community radio stations? In this show, Esty Dinur takes […]
Did you know tomorrow is Election Day? Who’s on the ballot? Candidates for the State Supreme Court. Justice Michael Gableman is retiring, leaving the first open seat on the court in decades. Three people are vying for the seat. Two are county judges. One is an attorney. WORT News Director Molly Stentz spoke with Middleton […]
How did we get to the present day of ‘fake news’ and Donald Trump? News Director Molly Stentz speaks with Kurt Anderson about his new book, Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire. They talk about the 500-year history of superstition, false beliefs, and hucksterism in this country. Kurt Anderson is the host of Studio 360, a […]
This month the UW Board of Regents approved a resolution that allows UW students who have “dismiss[ed] the expressive rights of others” to be suspended after having done so twice, and expelled after having done so three times. And — today the white supremacist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak on the University of Florida campus […]
Today’s A Public Affair is devoted to the State of the Station. Guests include: Jan Levine Thal, Board President; Laura Gutknecht to discuss tech matters; Molly Stentz, News Director, as the staff rep; and Catherine (Cass) Joy, CPA, to discuss finances.