Last week’s spring election in Wisconsin had the whole country talking about voter access and democracy during a public health crisis. Now that the results are in, Carousel spends the hour doing an election recap and analysis with Erin Forrest, executive director of Emerge Wisconsin, and Sachin Chheda, a partner at Nation Consulting and a political […]
Wisconsin made national headlines this week for its disorganized election process. This week on Isthmus on WORT, producer Jonah Chester sat down with Isthmus reporter Judy Davidoff to review the week’s events and what fall-out may result from Tuesday’s chaos. You can read her coverage of the election online at Isthmus.com.
After Tuesday’s controversial election, all eyes are on Wisconsin. Holding the election in the midst of a global pandemic and statewide stay-at-home orders led to a chaotic day at the polls, and voters’ rights and safety were both compromised. Today on the show, we spend the hour processing the Wisconsin election and other political news […]
During a year of non-stop election coverage, we hear the word democracy thrown around a lot. But what does this term really mean—and what can it do in the world of politics and beyond? Today on the show, Patty and co-host Thayer Reed discuss these timely and timeless questions with filmmaker, writer, and activist Astra […]
For this episode, Carousel spends the hour with Dane County Board member Liz Doyle and Anna Moffit, executive director of NAMI Dane County, to learn about local initiatives to address mental health in the community. The first few minutes of the program are dedicated to giving voting information for today’s spring primary. Here are the […]
First up today, we take a look at the Iowa caucus and what it could mean for the 2020 presidential election with journalist Max Blumenthal. Then, Reynaldo Morales joins Esty in the studio to discuss his recent travels to Colombia and Peru and his ongoing work in land rights and Indigenous justice in Latin America. […]