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 […]
Thursday host Allen Ruff speaks with Lindsay Koshgarian, research director at the National Priorities Project, about the federal budget. The National Priorities Project is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that strives to make the federal budget accessible to the public. Ms. Koshgarian’s primary focus at the NPP is how the decades-long policy of outsized military budgets […]
Each month, the Monday Buzz brings you the latest from the Center for Investigative Journalism, which has adopted the credo “Protect the Vulnerable, Expose Wrongdoings, Seek Solutions.” On Monday, November 4, 2013, CIJ’s Money in Politics project director Bill Lueders talked to Brian Standing about GOP Congressman Reid Ribble’s break with Tea Party Republicans, the […]
This week, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin warned that the consequences of the partial federal government shutdown will soon hit Wisconsin
Dave Obey is no stranger to Congressional budget battles, having served Wisconsin’s 7th district from 1969 until 2011, twice as the chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee. He joined us to talk about the government shutdown, the deal that ended it, and the death of intelligent debate in the U.S. Congress.
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