Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 9:00pm
If it weren’t for William Shakespeare, words like “accommodation,” “critic,” and “gloomy” may be sheer gibberish. On what would be Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, Joy Cardin and word wizard Richard Lederer discuss the mark he’s left on the English language, and the reach he’s had beyond the dictionary.
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00am
The Supreme Court upheld the ban on Affirmative Action at the University of Michigan. Joy Cardin’s guest’s discuss the future of Affirmative Action.
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:00am
While facing a $650 million budget shortfall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is gathering public feedback on how to pay for highway projects, local roads and public transit. Joy Cardin talks with WisDOT Secretary Mark Gottlieb about the situation, input he’s received so far, and other revenue-generating options on the table.
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:00am
Madison is turning a scrutinizing eye to its own race issues Thursday night, with a panel intended to address talking across “the social divide” between different demographic groups. Joy Cardin and her guest, NPR’s vice president of diversity, discuss the media’s role in improving conversations about race and racism.