Colin Gillis is working full time as a nurse and is also teaching a literature course at UW Madison. Colin received his PhD in English from Yale in 2010 and his Bachelors of Science in nursing in 2017. Colin discusses the ups and downs of nursing and teaching during a pandemic. As well as the […]
For today’s New Year’s Eve show, Allen looks back on 2020 and lessons from the pandemic with Marc Rosenthal, a practicing nurse and activist in social justice, environmental, and anti-fascist movements who has been working as a volunteer street medic in Madison.
Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine has aired an edited version from a previous episode of the WORT daily afternoon program A Public Affair. PNM has done a fair number of its own episodes concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. But on Dec. 1, 2020, host Carousel Bayrd talked with Dave O’Connor about what we have learned about […]
Picture taken from Flickr under the Creative Commons License. Yesterday, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced a compromise COVID-19 relief bill. The new proposal would cost $100 million, much less than Evers’ $541 million proposal announced in November. That same day, Governor Evers sent a memo to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos highlighting some of the areas […]
In the course of her reporting on local government this year, WORT news director Chali Pittman kept noticing a certain principle being invoked: the nondelegation doctrine. What is the nondelegation doctrine? And why has it played such a key role in state and local government response to the COVID-19 pandemic? Today on the show, Chali […]
Curbside grocery pickup. Contactless pizza delivery. Comfort baking. As with so many other things, our relationship to food is changing during COVID. Today on the show, WORT assistant news director Jonah Chester has a wide-ranging discussion about these changes with Lucy Long, director of the Center for Food and Culture, who clarifies how food is […]