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Anya Verkhovskaya on having relatives in Russia and Ukraine
Friends of Be an Angel board chair Anya Verkhovskaya shares the divisions, difficulties and pain that are faced by people who have family and friends on both sides of the Russian and Ukrainian border.
Tuesday March 7, 2023
Taras Khaba on volunteering to send medical aid to Ukraine
Physician Taras Khaba, who escaped Ukraine with his family after Russia's full-out invasion, describes joining the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America to offer support in the midst of war.
Tuesday March 7, 2023
Providing power to Ukraine in the dark and cold of winter
Human rights activists, medical professionals and business community members around Wisconsin have come together to supply generators for Ukraine to keep lights and heat operating in the midst of war.
Thursday March 2, 2023
Rabbi Bonnie Margulis on antisemitism and polarized politics
Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice Executive Director Rabbi Bonnie Margulis considers growth in antisemitism and other forms of hatred fueled by online echo chambers and heightened political division.
Tuesday February 28, 2023
The chronic scourge of casual antisemitism in a divisive era
Wisconsin has experienced a steep increase in antisemitic acts over recent years, and Jewish community leaders in the state are deploring the pervasiveness of hate as memories of the Holocaust fade.
Thursday February 23, 2023
‘Here & Now’ Highlights: Brian Schimming, Richard Shaw
Here's what guests on the January 13, 2023 episode said about the Republican Party of Wisconsin's plans for 2023 and why a community coalition in Milwaukee opposes the proposed expansion of I-94 in the city.
Tuesday January 17, 2023
‘Here & Now’ Highlights: Tony Evers, Allison Madison
Here's what guests on the January 6, 2023 episode said about Wisconsin's 2023 budget process and the impacts of road salt use during winter.
Monday January 9, 2023
Shining a light on the growing problem of antisemitism in Wisconsin
Political conflict, the pandemic and the casual malice prevalent in social media are all factors contributing to the rise in statements and acts of bigotry and hatred toward Jewish communities — groups in Milwaukee and Madison are working to emphasize the extent of this trend around the state.
Tuesday December 20, 2022
‘Here & Now’ Highlights: Paul Farrow & Kelda Roys after the 2022 gubernatorial debate
Here's what guests on the October 14, 2022 episode said about a debate between Gov. Tony Evers and Tim Michels.
Monday October 17, 2022
‘Here & Now’ Highlights: McCoshen & Ross after the 2022 U.S. Senate debate
Here's what guests on the October 7, 2022 episode said about a debate between U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and Lt Gov. Mandela Barnes.
Monday October 10, 2022
‘Here & Now’ Highlights: Jerome Dillard, Dale Knapp, Chad Laibly
Here's what guests on the September 30, 2022 episode said about campaign rhetoric about crime, Wisconsin's projected decline in younger residents and rising energy prices in advance of winter.
Monday October 3, 2022
‘Here & Now’ Highlights: Greg Hartjes, Dr. Amy Domeyer
Here's what guests on the Sept. 9, 2022 episode said about an Appleton school district referendum and a shortage of OB-GYNs in Wisconsin.
Monday September 12, 2022
Close, contrary primary votes illustrate 2022 rifts among Wisconsin Republicans
The close victory for Robin Vos in the Republican primary for the 63rd Assembly District wasn't the only tight race for the party in the state — battles for other legislative districts and statewide seats show the preeminence of the previous election, and former president, for its voters.
Wednesday September 7, 2022
Abortion policy in Wisconsin and divergent outlooks on freedom of religion
Jewish voices in the state are sharing their perspectives on pregnancy and the definition of human life as differences over interpretation of the First Amendment grow more salient.
Thursday August 18, 2022
‘Here & Now’ Highlights: Gracie Skogman, Tanya Atkinson, Charles Franklin, Dr. James Conway
Here's what guests on the June 24, 2022 episode said about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, polling the 2022 Wisconsin primaries and authorization of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children.
Monday June 27, 2022
‘Here & Now’ Highlights: Bradley Burmeister, Beth Neary, Chris DeMarco, Susan Urbanski
Here's what guests on the June 17, 2022 episode said about assessing firearm risk for patients with mental health needs, adverse effects of exposure to PFAS, the high risk of energy emergencies in the Midwest grid, and demand for human milk during the baby formula shortage.
Monday June 20, 2022
‘Here & Now’ Highlights: Trisha Kilpin, Tiffany Green
Here's what guests on the June 10, 2022 episode said about what the state does to help ensure safety in schools and maternal health disparities related to abortion.
Monday June 13, 2022