Ukraine resists Russia, Black student journalism, Oil prices react to Russia

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A Ukrainian policeman walks on a platform backdropped by people waiting for a Kiev bound train
A Ukrainian policeman walks on a platform backdropped by people waiting for a Kiev-bound train in Kostiantynivka, the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo

We check in on the latest developments out of Ukraine with a political science professor. Then, makers of a new documentary share their story about UW-Madison’s Black student newspaper. Later, a petroleum analyst helps us understand the rise in oil prices following Russia’s attack on Ukraine.

Featured in this Show

  • Is Ukraine's resistance to Russia making real progress?

    We check in on the latest coming out of Ukraine, including reported peace talks with Russia and nuclear forces on alert.

  • Documentary tells the past, present-day story of The Black Voice newspaper at UW-Madison

    The new “We the Vision” documentary spotlights the history and present-day story of UW-Madison’s only newspaper by and for Black students. We talk to the documentary’s director, and an award-winning broadcast journalist who reported for The Black Voice in the 1970s.

  • Oil prices jump after Russia attack on Ukraine

    A global benchmark for oil prices exceeded $100 per barrel on Feb. 24 as Russia attacked Ukraine. Rising crude oil markets have lifted gas prices in America. An analyst explains what we can expect to see at the pump.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Danielle Lussier Guest
  • Nile Lansana Guest
  • Alexis Yancey Guest
  • Patrick De Haan Guest

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