For today’s episode, guest host Yuri Rashkin is joined in the studio by lifelong activist and scholar George Lakey to discuss insights from his decades of organizing and his latest book, How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning. They talk about Lakey’s early days in the civil rights movement, his first arrest, […]
Today guest host Yuri Rashkin discusses Enactus with Sami Miller, Andre Agosto Jr., Choton Basu, Alex Perwich, and John DeGraff. Enactus is an international non-profit committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world for us all. Enactus brings together student, academic, and business leaders who […]
As Wisconsin continues being re-shaped by its one-party Republican rule, government transparency is on the decline, while government secrecy and lack of accountability is on the rise. Why? Today Yuri Rashkin is back in the host seat filling in for Esty. First he talks with Bill Lueders an investigative reporter and President of Wisconsin Freedom […]
Happy Labor Day! In honor the holiday we got a Labor Day special, featuring AFSCME member Rick Marx. Marx is a Local 6000 leader and member of the Council 32 Executive Board. Hear from local union members on what the unions have and have not done for them and the state of the labor movement.
What is the 48 Hour Film Project? How are people getting involved right here in Madison? Today Yuri Rashkin talks with producer Sierra Shea, Galina Emmerich, and Rick Kessenich to discuss the event and the movie showings this week.
Later in the hour Steve Dibert talks mortgages and the effects of the Dodd Frank Wall Street reform.
Were the CIA’s torture tactics necessary to protect national security? Today’s guest is former CIA counter-terrorism officer and former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, John Kiriakou. Kiriakou recently wrote a piece in response to a book coming out by Bush-era CIA directors defending torture tactics as necessary to saving lives.