Tonight, the Havens Center Visiting Speakers Program and the UW Center for the Humanities presents French philosopher Alain Badiou, with a lecture titled “The Ideological Structure of the Contemporary World.” Badiou is the Rene Descartes Chair of Philosophy at the European Graduate School in Switzerland. This is at 7:30pm in Room L160 of the Elvehjem Building, 800 University Avenue. Free and open to the public. For more info, call 262-1420.
Tonight, Rock County Progressives present the film “Citizen Koch,” a documentary focusing on the 2012 Wisconsin recall elections as an example of the corrosive effect of money in politics. This free event is tonight at 6:15pm at Basics Food Cooperative, 1711 Lodge Drive in Janesville. This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics. More info at RockCountyProgressives.org.
You’re invited to drop in at Active McFarland’s Political Cafe, most Saturdays from 9:30 to 11am at the McFarland House Cafe, 5923 Exchange Street in McFarland. Enjoy great coffee and share ideas with other Wisconsin progressives. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.