When beloved labor singer/activist Anne Feeney passed earlier this month, memories of her work and ties to Madison poured in from around the city, state and country. WORT is honored to share these vivid, heartfelt contributions from a number of those who were proud to call her a comrade and friend. (featured […]
Madison’s Hoot ‘n’ Annie string band plays live in the WORT studios on April 20, 2015.
Wisconsin Capitol Protestors score a major victory in court. The Monday Buzz hears from Marquette Law School’s Ed Fallone with a reaction.
On October 8, the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Wisconsin Department of Administration announced a settlement in the federal case about the recent crackdown on protests in the Wisconsin Capitol.
Since March, 2011, participants in the Solidarity Sing Along have gathered in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda at noon, sang songs of protest for an hour and dispersed. They have done this over 600 times and never applied for a permit for use of the rotunda. The Capitol Police, part of the state Department of […]
After a string of over 700 consecutive nonviolent Solidarity Sing Alongs in the Capitol rotunda, the Capitol Police got rough. On August 26, 2013, officers tackled observer Damon Terrell to the ground and carried him out of the rotunda bodily like a rail. At the same time, officers dragged Damon’s brother, C.J. Terrell, up from […]