This month marks the ten-year anniversary of former governor Scott Walker’s introduction of the bill now known as Act 10—a piece of legislation ostensibly meant to repair the state budget but that ultimately stripped away union rights for public employees. There was a massive uprising in response, with an estimated 100,000 people or more attending […]
For today’s show, we opened up the phone lines to take calls from listeners and hear what’s on their minds. The result? A conversation about Trump and Israel, the impeachment hearings, the 2020 election, and finding hope—or not—in these turbulent political times.
“The world is increasingly on fire, literally and figuratively,” says host Allen Ruff at the beginning of today’s episode. So let’s talk about it! This afternoon, we opened up the phone lines to hear from listeners about their own observations and concerns about our world-on-fire. Callers weighed in on newsworthy topics like the political crisis […]
For today’s episode, we opened up the phone lines to hear from listeners. Over the course of the hour, Esty and the callers talk about Standing Rock and indigenous rights, water justice, climate change, sustainability, clean energy, and creating the world we want to live in. “I’m so grateful for something like WORT, where I […]
Wednesday host Lilada Gee takes your calls relating to sexual assault awareness. She speaks with callers about getting help for potential perpetrators, speaking out and the triggering effect for some #MeToo survivors, resources for kids to report assault, and getting politicians to address sexual assault by looking at its economic impact.
Esty Dinur hosts an open line, and receives a slew of calls. Listeners called in about chicken little-ism, marching in the streets, the commons, eminent domain, and the Takings Clause, and concerns about environmental disasters and climate change.