Kimberly Clark paper manufacturer could be getting $100 million from the state to keep a plant open in Wisconsin. That proposal passed through the state Assembly earlier this year and could see a special session for the state Senate before the year ends, but its not clear whether or not it has the votes to […]
A fall-out shelter on display, a fraternity in trouble, and the greatest singer-songwriter since Homer back in town. Just some of the events going on in Madison this week in the early sixties. 1960 November 18—Mayor Nestingen and Civil Defense Head Richard Wilson attend the dedication of a demonstration model of a federally funded fallout […]
To many a casual listener, the term “Artificial Intelligence” invokes science fiction and the future we were promised by visionaries writing decades ago. It may also bring to mind the technology that we call upon to assist us in our daily lives. It may even raise more questions than answers. The term “artificial intelligence”, or […]
Music and Musings — Don Kliese shares “an hour of music and deep(?) thoughts on our current social mess.” In truth, with the help of music from the likes of Megadeth and Queensriche and Alice in Chains, Don expresses the anger, frustration, and despair many share about the situation in the world today. He also […]
Who was the most important important composer in the change from Medieval to Renaissance styles? Guillaume Dufay, the subject of Michael’s research. Michael will be a guest on Musica Antiqua this Sunday, joining us at 9am with lots of music and commentary. Known as the author of numerous program notes for the Madison Symphony Orchestra, […]
Today we bring you another two-part episode! First, we hear from members of The Left Berlin about the rise of neo-Nazism and fascist groups in Germany. Then, an update on the future of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid with Nancy Altman, president of Social Security Works.