WORT is mourning the loss of long-time volunteer Victoria Staughn, who passed away on November 1st. A passionate supporter of community radio who served on our Community Advisory Board since the mid 1990’s, Victoria was a dedicated advocate for social, economic and environmental justice as well as an active union member and neighborhood organizer. Victoria […]
Scores of Democrats are already lining up to unseat Governor Scott Walker in next year’s governor’s race. The latest to announce is Mahlon Mitchell — the leader of Wisconsin’s firefighter’s union. Mitchell announced his campaign at upscale Madison pizzeria Lucille on Nov 13. In his announcement, he highlighted his career as a firefighter, saying, “I […]
Paul Novak interviews Dan Gutman, author of children’s books, including The Kid Who Ran for President which got a big boost recently when it was featured on the HBO series Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. Paul talks about Dan’s Wisconsin connections , their shared interests in baseball and many other subjects.
Here’s one last installment from WOMEX 2017 in Katowice, Poland. For me, the networking dimension of WOMEX was much bigger this year than the past two years. The trade show hall comfortably fit all 300 trade stands. One could easily roam from stand to stand, make new connections, or stumble onto old friends. • Madison […]
Do you know whose album is pictured here? Are you curious to see what artist made #1 on the WORT Top 30 chart this week? Click now for these answers and more including a look at our world, jazz, electronic & heavy music top 10 and the hot new adds to our playlist for November. We ain’t […]
Allen Ruff is back, and today he’s interviewing Max Elbaum, a historian, activist, and author. Elbaum is a former editor of the radical magazine Crossroads, and author of “Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che” from Verso Books. The two discuss Elbaum’s recent article, “Left Strategy After Charlottesville.”