The Madison Chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace will be showing the film: The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States This film, narrated by Roger Waters, argues that the Israeli government, the U.S. government and the pro-Israel lobby have joined forces to shape American media coverage in Israel’s […]
Madison-based poet and activist T.S. Banks’ work is in constant conversation with identity. Banks has navigated the space of being black, trans, queer, and disabled in the city of Madison, which is often times unsupportive of people with these intersectional identities. Banks splits his time between writing and working as a mental wellness advocate and […]
Mary Papenfuss, contributor to the Huffington Post, talks about the state of politics, including the Koch brothers donation of $500,000 to Paul Ryan following passage of the corporate tax giveaway, candidate Trump’s hush money to a stripper in 2016, and world-wide wealth mis-distribution.
This will be our final podcast episode of 2017, so we wanted to look back on some of the memorable conversations we’ve had on the podcast over the past year. We’re revisiting interviews with poets, explorations of visual art and conceptual art, discussions about access and equity in Madison’s nightlife, episodes about free speech and […]
For the past couple years, anyone even remotely engaged with the art world in Madison was bound to bump into artist, educator and activist Carlos Eduardo Gacharná at some point or another. Gacharná’s work harnesses techniques from glassblowing, neon, and ceramics with a beautiful fluidity and an uncanny grasp of texture. But he’s made just as […]
Wisconsin has its fair share of problems. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean Nation says the problems vary from place to place, from young people drowning in student debt, unsafe drinking water, lack of internet access, racial profiling, mass incarceration, an unlivable minimum wage, and issues in infrastructure, all grow from the same fundamental […]