On today’s episode, Allen catches up with friend of the show Leo Panitch to discuss “A World Turned Upside Down?”, the 2019 edition of the Socialist Register. The volume presents a series of essays about global capitalism, neoliberalism, and the rise of authoritarian politics in the 21st century. Leo Panitch is a distinguished professor of political […]
With the federal government shutdown in its 36th day, we take a close look at the effects of the shutdown now and into the future. First, we speak to Paul Street about the politics of the shutdown and his recent article connecting activism in the U.S. to the Yellow Vests movement in France. For the […]
On October 28, 2018, Brazil elected far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro as president. He assumed office on January 1, 2019. What has been happening in Brazil during the first few weeks of his presidency? On today’s episode, we get the updates from Victor Pougy, a journalist based in Rio de Janeiro. He and Esty discuss the […]
On this episode we’re bringing you a live conversation with most of the people running to be the next mayor of Madison. The event was called “Madison’s Arts Future: A Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Arts, Culture and Creativity,” and it took place this past Wednesday, January 16, at the Barrymore Theatre on Madison’s east […]
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 […]