For the first part of today’s show, we air Carousel’s recent interview with Governor Tony Evers about the 2021–2023 Wisconsin state budget, sometimes referred to as “Badger Bounceback,” which prioritizes helping Wisconsinites recover from the pandemic. Then, Carousel discusses the policy outcomes of the budget with Jenni Dye, policy director for the Evers administration.
This week, Perpetual Notion Machine explores systemic racism. In light of Black History Month, host Anita Nsubuga discusses the effects of racism, specifically systemic racism on people of color (with emphasis on black Americans) with guest Tiffany Green. Joined by Dr. Tiffany Green, Ph.D, assistant professor from the University of Wisconsin, Population Health Sciences, they […]
What would actually make America great? More people. At least, that’s what Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias argues in his new book, One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger. Today, Matthew join us on the show to talk about his big ideas for population growth and building a strong economy. Matthew Yglesias is co-founder and […]
For this episode, PNM-ers Kevin Lauterjung and Kelly Schwartz sit down with Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate students Kyle Daruwalla and Stephen Dennison, to discuss the controversy over Dr. Akbar Sayeed and the death of his former student Dr. John Brady, as well as broader issues pertaining to graduate student labor. We talk about the […]
For this episode of Perpetual Notion Machine, we share a special segment of a new podcast, called In a Perfect Policy, produced by Catalysts for Science Policy, or CaSP. The interview is from the first episode of the first season of the podcast, both of which–episode and season–focus on impacts of STEM on underrepresented groups, […]
In 2017, the OIR Group (an organization that does independent police oversight and review) researched the Madison Police Department’s policies, practices, procedures, and culture. The resulting report offers 146 recommendations, all of which have been reviewed by the Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee with community input over the past couple […]