The recent mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso have fueled the ongoing national conversation about masculinity and violence. For today’s show, we sit down with some experts to hash out what masculinity is, what it means in society, and what we can do to address cultures of violence and aggression. Our guests are Ronald […]
In the wake of the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas over the weekend, we turn our attention to gun violence for today’s episode with guest host Gil Halsted. First, we talk to Patrick Smith, criminal justice reporter for WBEZ, about Chicago’s most violent weekend on record—and how Chicagoans have a different […]
For today’s pledge drive edition, Allen is joined by Flint Taylor to discuss the history of police violence in Chicago and his new book, The Torture Machine. Flint Taylor is a founding partner of the People’s Law Office in Chicago, a longtime National Lawyers Guild member, and a founding editor of the Police Misconduct and Civil […]
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: […]
Steven Gardiner, Sr. Research Analyst for Political Research Associates, talks about the increase in extremists and scripted violence in light of recent attacks against Jews, liberal thinkers and supporters, and others in an increasingly polarized society.
Jim is a faraway listener-sponsor from Michigan, a retired social worker, who presents with his wife and son an Access Hour program pertaining to social justice, being kind to others, having compassion and consideration for other people. About 4-5 songs are played addressing those concerns, and Jim talks a little bit between those songs about […]