On today’s episode, Carousel talks politics and local governance with Representative Terese Berceau of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Over the hour, she reflects on the changes she’s seen throughout her years of public service and offers an insider look into Wisconsin’s recent legislative session, which made national headlines.
For today’s episode, we speak with Bob Wing about his new collection of essays, Toward Racial Justice and a Third Reconstruction, and the current political moment. Bob Wing is a social justice organizer, activist, and writer. He was the founding editor of Colorlines, a national publication about race and organizing, and War Times/Tiempo de Guerras, a bilingual […]
For today’s episode, Esty speaks with Jacob Kushner, an investigative journalist currently reporting from Nairobi, about African and Afro-Caribbean politics. Jacob Kushner is an investigative journalist with experience in East/Central Africa and the Caribbean. He holds degrees in journalism and Latin American studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a master’s degree in political journalism […]
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 […]