WORT Fall Pledge Drive: Resisting the Status Quo We chose “Resisting the Status Quo” for the Fall 2017 Pledge Drive because that’s been WORT’s mantra since we went on the air in 1975. WORT was established by people with no background in radio. They wanted a radio station by the community for the community. A […]
On today’s show, we talk about migrant farm workers with writer and photographer David Bacon. His new book, In the Fields of the North/En los campos del norte, Bacon combines oral histories and black-and-white photographs to document the lives of the migrants. Today is also the start of our summer pledge drive! Donate today.
If WORT Radio is a “light in the darkness” for you with our independent news and underground music, please be a “ray of light” for us by making a pledge today! Call 608-256-2001 or go to wortfm.org/donate any time, day or night, 24/7, 365 days a year — because we’re always here for you.
We are nearing the end of WORT’s winter 2017 We’re Still Here pledge drive, and we still have a lot of wonderful listeners who we haven’t heard from yet! On this pledge drive edition of Diaspora, Elizabeth, Queen of Exiles and Dave Fallow, the Radio Naturalist, will be going on an audio safari with lots […]
How do we begin to understand what we are facing in the Age of the Trumpists? How do we decipher the assault on all fronts —political, social and cultural—being waged by the right? Are we staring into the abyss of an American brand of fascism? Today’s pledge drive guest is Henry Girioux, historian, writer, and […]
To kick off our winter pledge drive, we’re going meta with today’s topic of radio and news literacy. Patty is joined by Joel Glaser, chief executive officer of the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers). Ampers is a collection of 18 independent community radio stations Minnesota. Ampers stations have long been airing the […]