For today’s show, Allen is joined by David Ranney to discuss his new book, Living and Dying on the Factory Floor. Written as a memoir, the book describes his firsthand experiences as an industrial worker in the factories of southeast Chicago and northwest Indiana between 1976 and 1982 and offers an opportunity to reflect on […]
Carousel Bayrd speaks with Ali Muldrow, a candidate running in the spring election for Seat 4 on the Madison Metropolitan School Board. The two discuss the collaborative style of Ali’s campaign, her approach to addressing racism in Madison, the complexities of unequal racial treatment in Madison schools, and the dynamics and aftermath of a recent physical […]
One in five girls in Wisconsin is currently living in poverty. Significantly more Wisconsin girls than boys report experiencing cyberbullying; they also experience higher rates of child abuse. More Wisconsin girls than boys report suicidal planning and self-harm behaviors. These are just a few of the findings of the The Status of Girls in Wisconsin: […]
We kick off our first week of winter pledge drive with today’s episode about food justice. Our guest is Monica M. White, professor of community and environmental sociology and author of Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement. She, Patty, and fundraising volunteer Kathy Hoveland have a lively conversation about the history of […]
For today’s episode, guest host Bert Zipperer is joined in the studio by Geraldine Paredes Vásquez and Bill Baldon of YWCA Madison to discuss issues of racial equity and the collaborative work of fostering justice in our communities. Geraldine (Gery) Paredes Vásquez is the Race and Gender Equity Director at YWCA Madison. Between 2013 and […]
Monuments to important Civil War “heroes” have come into question lately, primarily those persons who fought to support slavery. Jan interviews Louis P. Nelson, noted historian and professor of Architectural History at the University of Virginia, about the issues surrounding these monuments. He will be giving a lecture at U.W. on Thursday, November 15.