- Public Schools Under Attack: Voucher, Charter and Virtual
February 16, 2013 Total time: 59:31
Speakers: Rep. Sondy Pope, Member of Wisconsin Assembly Education Committee; Marj Passman, Vice President, Madison School Board;
Ellen Lindgren, President, Middleton School Board. Moderated by Ted Kinnaman, TMI Board Member.
- How Progressives Should Approach Dilemmas of 21st Century Politics
March 10, 2012 Total time: 59:29
Speaker: Erik O. Wright, Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Colombia: Where the 1% and Multi-nationals Rule With Impunity
February 25, 2012 Total time: 57:43
Speaker: David Newby, President Emeritus of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, and President of Fair Trade Coalition.
- Re-imagining Capitalism: Can Democratic Principles Survive in Our
October 21, 2011 Total time: 59:48
Speaker: William Greider, best-selling author and reporter for The Nation.
- "Unequal Protection" by Thom Hartmann, a Book Review
March 12, 2011 Total time: 59:00
Speaker: Fred Wade, constitutional lawyer and TMI Board member led the discussion of corporate personhood, the topic of
- Why I Believe in Evolution
December 6, 2010 Total time: 58:24
Speaker: James F. Crow, Professor Emertius of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Progressive Vision...Progressive Voices
May 1, 2010 Total time: 57:07
Speakers: Carin Clauss, Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, "Supermajority,
Filibusters and Democracy", and David Newby, President of Wisconsin State AFL-CIO, "The Role of
Government in a Capitalist Society".
- How Corporations Use the Constitution to Dismantle
May 1, 2010 Total time: 29:56
Speaker: Jane Anne Morris, Corporate Anthropologist and author of "Gaveling Down the Rabble".
- The Origins of the Economic Crisis and the Way Out
April 24, 2010 Total time: 59:44
Speaker: Dean Baker, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and author of 'False Profits: Recovering from the Bubble
Dean Baker Audience Discussion
Total time: 47:31
- Corporate Personhood: Taking Stock
November 21, 2009 Total time: 59:30
Speaker: Jane Anne Morris, corporate anthropologist, and author of 'Gaveling Down the Rabble: How Free Trade is
Stealing Our Democracy'.
- Focus on Central Asia: Afghanistan and the Neighborhood
March 28, 2009 Total time: 57:56
Speaker: Jeremi Suri, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- The Shock Doctrine: A Post-election Challenge for Progressives
November 7, 2008 Total time: 59:39
Speakers: Naomi Klein, author of 'The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism'. The talk
is followed by questions from Matt Rothschild, Editor of The Progressive.
- The National Platforms of the Two Major Political Parties
September 13, 2008 Total time: 59:08
Speakers: Charles Franklin, Professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison. The talk
is followed by two panelists: Bill Krause, activist in Republican Politics for over 50 years, and board member
of Common Cause of Wisconsin; and Joe Elder, Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Waging Peace: Citizenship in a Time of Unjust War
April 19, 2008 Total time: 59:52
Speaker: Scott Ritter served as Chief Weapons Inspector for the United Nations in Iraq in the 1990s.
Earlier, as a major in the U.S. Marine Corps, he was a ballistic missile expert in military intelligence.
Recent books include 'Waging Peace', 'Target Iran', and 'Iraq Confidential'.
- Democracy on the Brink: The Perils of Excessive Secrecy
November 3, 2007 Total time: 59:04
Speaker: Ted Gup, Investigative journalist and author of 'The Wall of Honor' and 'Nation of Secrets'.
- Two Talks on Restructuring the United Nations for the
'What Was Created in 1945 and What Has Developed Since Then', and
'Two Friendly Proposals for U.N. Reform'.
June 13, 2006 and June 12, 2007 Total time: 59:35
Speakers: Charles Weitz, former administrator in UNESCO and the Food and Agriculture Organization, and Joseph Elder,
Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- The Role of Culture in the
Successful Development of a Society
March 3, 2007 Total time: 58:58
Speaker: Lawrence Harrison, Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Lecturer at the Fletcher School of
International Relations at Tufts University and author of "The Central Liberal Truth: How Politics
Can Change a Culture and Save It from Itself"
- Beyond Economic Growth
April 14, 2007 Total time: 57:03
Speaker: Joshua Farley, Assistant Professor, Community Development and Applied Economics at the
University of Vermont and Fellow with the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics.
- Avoiding Cromwell
January 20, 2007 Total time: 59:36
Speaker: Dr. John P. Kaminski, Director, Center for the Study of the American Constitution,
Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Globalization: The Undermining of Democracy
November 18, 2006 Total time: 57:02
Speaker: Edward Friedman, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- The United Nations System: What We Created In 1945 and What Has Developed Since Then
June 13, 2006 Total time: 34:49
Speaker: Charles Weitz, who served the UN for many years in UNEscO and the Food and Agriculture Organization
- Abuse of Executive Power: Worse Than Watergate?
April 29, 2006 Total time: 58:10
Speakers: John Dean, White House Legal Counsel of President Nixon
Stanley Kutler, Professor Emeritus, Law School, UW-Madison
- Confronting Nuclear Proliferation
March 4 and April, 2006 Total time: 56:48
Speakers: Stephen I. Schwartz, expert on nuclear weapons and their proliferation,
Steven Leeper, U.S. Representative of Mayors for Peace,
with added comments by David Cieslewicz, Mayor of Madison
- Gulliver in Lilliput: American Foreign Policy in a Neo-Conservative Age
October 1, 2005 Total time: 59:19
Speaker: Shadia Drury, Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Regina University in Canada
- Superpower Syndrome: America's Apocolyptic Confrontation With the World
April 17, 2004 Total time: 56:00
Speaker: Robert Jay Lifton, distinguished research psychiatrist and visiting professor, Harvard Medical School