On today’s episode, guest host Ali Muldrow has a freewheeling conversation with activist and researcher Lisa Graves about American politics right now. With input from callers, they take up the rise of figures like Scott Walker, the intersection of race and politics, the Kavanaugh confirmation, and much more. Lisa Graves is the president of True North […]
We continue our local political coverage with an episode featuring three candidates for the Wisconsin State Senate: Lori Hawkins, Kriss Marion, and Lee Snodgrass. They each share what inspired them to run for state senator, the unique challenges and characteristics of their respective districts, and the excitement and energy surrounding the “pink wave” of women […]
It’s a split show today! The first segment features Allen’s conversation with Trita Parsi, co-founder of the National Iranian American Council. They discuss American-Iranian relations under the Trump administration. Next, we hear from Lisa Graves, former chief counsel for nominations for the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. She offers us up-to-date, on-the-ground observations from […]
On today’s pledge drive edition, Esty does a deep dive into Donald Trump’s connections to Vladimir Putin and the Russian mafia with Craig Unger, author of House of Trump, House of Putin. Craig Unger is the former deputy editor of The New York Observer and editor-in-chief of Boston Magazine. He is a regular contributor at Vanity […]
Today’s pledge drive edition offers an inside look into Wisconsin politics during the Walker era. Carousel talks with Ed Wall about his new book, Unethical: Life in Scott Walker’s Cabinet and the Dirty Side of Politics, a tell-all about his time in the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
On today’s episode, Allen connects with friend of the show Henry Giroux to discuss his recent article “Neoliberal Fascism and the Echoes of History.” Giroux argues that fascism is not a relic of the past, but that it is alive and well today, sustained by systems that enact what Rob Nixon calls “slow violence” through removing […]