“It’s a logistics story first and foremost, but it’s been reported as a Donald Trump story,” says journalist Alex Shephard of all the recent reporting on the United States Postal Service. “When you look at the full story of why the USPS is in crisis, it’s much more complicated and interesting.” Today on the show, […]
Do you have a knack for finding local events, opportunities, and resources? Want to play a role in keeping your community informed? WORT is looking for a volunteer to write the scripts for our Insurgent Radio Kiosk. The Kiosk is our daily interstitial of information and resources for the WORT listening community, and is aired […]
For today’s show, Ali spends the hour with Shelia Stubbs for a wide-ranging conversation about her varied career as a former probation and parole agent, a pastor, a member of the Dane County Board of Supervisors, and now representative of the 77th district in the Wisconsin State Assembly—and what it means to serve the community […]
Coming off the tails of the Madison school board elections earlier this month, Ali invites former school board president James Howard to the studio to reflect on his nine years of service. They have an open discussion about his early years in office, his role as the only African American member of the board, the […]
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.