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 […]
Guest host Bert Zipperer talks with professor Patty Loew to discuss Native American issues. Patty Loew is a professor at the University of Wisconsin in the Department of Life Sciences Communication. She is a documentary, producer, and former broadcast journalist in public and commercial television. A member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior […]
Pledge drive continues! Today sub-host Rebecca Kemble talks with political author and journalist Ari Berman. Berman will be in Madison on Tuesday, September 27th, at the Goodman Community Center to discuss his new book, “Give Us the Ballot.” Ari Berman is a political correspondent for The Nation and an investigative journalism Fellow at the Nation […]
A few weeks ago we featured a discussion between PNM Producer Jake Walters and Caltech theoretical physicist Sean Carroll. Unfortunately, we didn’t have the opportunity to air its entirety. Tonight, we’ll get the chance to do just that as we dive deep into the reasoning behind scientific knowledge and humanity’s ultimate place in the universe.