While white supremacy and nationalism have a long history, the “alt-right” ideology is finding a new reach. We learn where the thinking is appearing today. Then, we get the latest on severe weather cleanup efforts across Wisconsin. And we talk to a historian about some famous human fossils.
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The Reach Of The Alt-Right
Our guest has been exploring the ideology of the current “alt-right, ” and says despite new platforms on the internet, the core ideas of white supremacy, right-wing nationalism and anti-feminism have a long history. We look into what form they’re taking today.
An Update On Power Outages And Damages From Weekend Storms
Gov. Tony Evers has declared a state of emergency for all of Wisconsin after tornadoes, wind, large hail and torrential rain hit the state over the weekend. We get an the latest on damage, power outages and cleanup efforts.
Seven Skeletons: The Evolution Of The World's Most Famous Human Fossils
Some fossils of early human ancestors have become household names — think of Lucy, a female hominid fossil found in the 1970s, or Peking Man, a fossil from roughly 750,000 years ago. We talk to a historian who explored all the controversies, exhibitions and rumors that made fossils famous.
- Rob Ferrett Host
- Tim Peterson Producer
- Bill Martens Producer
- Haleema Shah Producer
- Alexandra Minna Stern Guest
- Maj. Joe Trovato Guest
- Lydia Pyne Guest
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