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Ep8: Engine Failure on the Economic Airplane

 With markets in turmoil, trade wars raging, the coronavirus spreading, and investors in a panic, WIRe Staff Writer Cormac O’Harrow sat down with Dr. Mark Copelovitch, an expert on international political economy, to figure out what’s happening with the global … Read More >

WIReCast Ep7: The 2020 Foreign Policy Extravaganza

With the primaries now in full swing, WIReCast regular Ryan Thiele and Sam take a deep dive into the foreign policy platforms of the top 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and rate each on their merits. Read more about these topics … Read More >

The Top 10 US News Events of the Decade

By Sam Buisman The 2010s will be remembered as one of the most divisive and accelerated decades in American history.  Marked by widening polarization and the conflation of ideological and personal values, manifested in a zero-sum, “us-versus-them” approach to politics, … Read More >

Wisconsin Truck Drivers Fight Against Sex Trafficking

Author: Alyssa Hui
HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS A MAJOR ISSUE NOT ONLY GLOBALLY, AND NATIONALLY, BUT LOCALLY HERE IN WISCONSIN. REPORTER ALYSSA HUI WENT ON A RIDE-ALONG WITH A LOCAL TRUCK DRIVER IN WISCONSIN AND ASKED HIM A FEW QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT TRUCK DRIVERS ARE DOING TO HELP COMBAT THIS ISSUE. ALYSSA ALSO SPOKE WITH A SAFETY PROGRAMS COORDINATOR FROM THE WISCONSIN MOTOR CARRIERS ASSOCIATION TO TALK ABOUT WHAT PEOPLE CAN DO DAY TO DAY TO HELP.

Austrian Serial Killer Ivan Milat Dies Without Confession

Ivan Milat, circa 1970. Photo: Marco Uiller, licensed under creative commons. Author: Cailyn Schiltz Ivan Milat, Australia’s most notorious serial killer, died this Sunday in Long Bay Jail’s Hospital at the age of 74. He was given seven life sentences … Read More >

WIReCast Ep.1: The U.K. is Like a Bad Boyfriend

 In this relaunch episode of the WIReCast, Editor Emily Janicik joins Sam Buisman to talk Brexit, Israeli elections and Mueller report. Sam also sits down with Jonathan Godinez, president of Latinx Badgers, to discuss Governor Tony Evers’ budget proposal to … Read More >