Jon Shelton

Office Hours: Solidarity For Workplace Safety

July 27, 2023

Professor Jon Shelton returns for another edition of Office Hours. Today, we seek his expertise as a union president as we discuss the new contract signed between the Teamsters union and UPS.

Office Hours: The Professor Is In!

July 6, 2023

Today we debut a new recurring segment: Office Hours with Professor Jon Shelton. As the Vice President of Higher Education for the American Federation of Teachers-Wisconsin and a professor of Democracy and Justice Studies, he is an amazing resource for the community. Today, he takes your questions about student loan debt and the provisions for […]

Busting Education Myths

June 12, 2023

Today, we are joined by Jon Shelton to speak on myths about education. Jon Shelton is a professor of democracy and justice studies at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, and he is Vice President of Higher Education for AFT-Wisconsin. He is the author of The Education Myth: How Human Capital Trumped Social Democracy.

The Education Myth – How Human Capital Trumped Social Democracy (Hour 2)

February 27, 2023

UW-GB Professor, Jon Shelton, joins to discuss his new book, “The Education Myth -How Human Capital Trumped Social Democracy.” In it, he argues that American politicians have overemphasized education as a magical solution to economic inequality at the expense of other badly needed reforms like making labor organizing easier, the right to a job, and […]

Coming back from a coma

August 26, 2022

She spent three months in a coma and Laura Lyons is back and funnier than ever!  Hypocrites in Congress? (Gasp!) And how long will Wisconsin sit on the surplus?