What happens to people’s stuff when they die? That’s the question at the beginning of Adam Minter’s new book, Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale. Today on the show, Adam joins us for a deep dumpster dive into the world of stuff and the multi-million-dollar “trash economy.” He and Patty cover varied topics […]
For today’s episode, guest host Yuri Rashkin is joined in the studio by lifelong activist and scholar George Lakey to discuss insights from his decades of organizing and his latest book, How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning. They talk about Lakey’s early days in the civil rights movement, his first arrest, […]
“Are we asking for the impossible? Yes, we are. But it’s up to us now to do the impossible.” That’s Max Prestigiacomo, executive director of Youth Climate Action Team (YCAT), talking about how previous generations failed to address climate change—and how Gen Z wants to change all of that. Today on the show, Allen hosts […]
What motivates people to get involved politically? Today on the show, we learn about the behind-the-scenes reality of campaigning from Savion Castro, a Madison-based community organizer who campaigned for Barack Obama in 2012 and is currently a legislative aide for State Representative Shelia Stubbs.