On today’s show, Esty Dinur talks with Jake Johnston on the recent arrest and extradition to Miami notorious former paramilitary leader, DEA-most-wanted fugitive, and Haitian senator-elect Guy Philippe. Later, she is joined in the studio by Ruth Conniff, to discuss the confirmation hearings thus far of Trump’s nominees. Jack Johnston is Research Associate and lead blogger for the […]
What are the roots of “Trumpism?” In what longer context might we understand this ascent of the Right? What should inform the work of those already threatened, jeopardized and in opposition to the regime about to occupy the White House? On the January 12, 2017 of A Public Affair, Allen Ruff discusses these and other questions […]
“Make the movement move”. – Nahko Bear The Women’s March on Madison is on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. Before the March is a Leading Locally event. After the March, Planned Parenthood is hosting an activist event with several organizations. Today Carousel Bayrd talks with organizers Thomas Hemeleski; Josh Klemons, organizer of Leading Locally; and Angie Holecko, organizer […]
Going beyond rehashing the how’s and why’s of the election, where do we go from here? What is to be done? What do we need? Matt Rothschild joins Allen Ruff to discuss how to respond to the threats that Trump poses.
UW History Professor Rudy Koshar joins Carousel today to talk about the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party and how it compares to the U.S. today. Are we overreacting to think it’s the same? Or are we underreacting to how bad things are? Rudy Koshar is the George L. Mosse / Wisconsin Alumni Research […]
The 2016 election showed that the rural/urban divide is wider than ever. Truly understanding where the interests of rural voters come from requires sincere effort to relate to their sense of place and way of life and unique challenges. In this commentary by Mike McCabe of BlueJean Nation, we learn the necessity of empathy in […]