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“It’s like men are people and women are a temptation. We punish men for what they’ve done. We punish women for what they might do to white men. So there […] The post A Queer History of The Women’s House of Detention in Greenwich V... appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
In Orchid Muse, Erica Hannickel lays out a history of orchids and their growers. Plus, she offers tips to cultivate thriving plants. Erica joins us on A Public Affair to […] The post The History of Orchids with Erica Hannickel appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
This past Tuesday was the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People. On today’s Birthday Boost show, we talk about the big picture for Palestinians in the West Bank and […] The post An update on Israel-Palestine with USCPR’s Iman Abid and 972R... appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
A new WPR podcast spotlights some of the nearly 15000 Cuban immigrants who were sent to Fort McCoy in Sparta, Wisconsin as part of the Mariel Boatlift. Uprooted tells stories of […] The post Uprooted Podcast with hosts Omar Granados and Maureen McCollum appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
“You start with what you can do today, and what you know today that will alleviate suffering. And you move from there. You never know where it’s going to lead […] The post The Jane Cooperative with Laura Kaplan appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
City Cast is a national network of local 15 minute news, culture, and conversion podcasts. The network now has a Madison podcast, and they launched their first episode today! The whole […] The post Meet the City Cast Madison team appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
According to a report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, Wisconsin has the highest number of lead pipes per capita in the country. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will provide $700 […] The post Milwaukee’s Coalition on Lead Emergency is trying to keep kids s... appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
“The vast majority of children who are taken from their homes are not taken on grounds of physical or sexual abuse. They’re taken because of neglect, and states defined neglect, […] The post Breaking Down the Broken Child Welfare System with Dorothy E. Roberts appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Last year, host Allen Ruff said he and Will had been doing this annual chat for 10, or maybe 12 years. This years he’s rounding up to 15 years. Regardless, […] The post Annual Fireside Chat with Will Williams appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
In March 1922, a new organization called the Madison Community Union was founded. Its purpose was to consolidate the fundraising activities of various groups and charities, then allocate the money […] The post 100 years of United Way with CEO Renee Moe and Author Doug Moe appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Many of us are getting ready to spend time with loved ones this week for the holiday. It’s the time of year where you visit with the people who you […] The post Holiday check in with Gordon Allen appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
The World Cup kicked off in Doha, Qatar yesterday. The country was chosen as the host country in 2010. Since they were selected, they have faced criticism for their treatment […] The post What’s up with the World Cup in Qatar with Journalist Tim Murphy... appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Haiti has been experiencing political upheaval, a spike in cholera cases, a fuel blockade, and an uptick in gang activity. Joining us to talk about what is happening in the […] The post What is happening in Haiti with Brian Concannon appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
The Russian Revolution of 1917 has long been considered the radical event that changed 20th century world history. Yet the first social revolution of the era took place in Mexico […] The post The Mexican Revolution with Arise! author Christina Heatherton appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Today we are talking about education–specifically the money that goes into schools, from pre-K to higher ed. First we are looking at K-12 with Education Reporter for the Cap Times, […] The post The Cost of an Education appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Since Elon Musk bought Twitter on October 27th, he has fired thousands of employees, loosened moderation rules, and charged $8 for a blue check mark. The fate of the company […] The post All things Twitter with Dr. Robyn Caplan appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP27 is wrapping up this week. World leaders and top climate scientists are meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt to discuss the crisis, […] The post A Global Approach to the Climate Crisis appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
In Brazil late last month, leftist former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva beat the far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in the presidential election. Center of Economic and Policy Research’s Alexander […] The post Brazil Election Results with Alexander Main and Zoe Sullivan appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Tomorrow, November 11th is nationally recognized as “Veterans Day” but some antiwar activists, including Veterans for Peace, want to reclaim the day as a day of peace. For the first […] The post Reclaiming Armistice Day and Clean Water appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
It is usually pretty safe to say that during a midterm election, the party of the president does poorly. However, yesterday democrats did better than expected. On today’s show we […] The post Midterms 2022: What happened? appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
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