Cap Times Idea Fest, Madison's premier thought festival, may have technically ended on Saturday at UW-Madison, but sessions remain online for you to watch on your schedule. Catch up on coverage by our news team of the discussions, and view photos taken by photojournalist Ruthie Hauge. Videos are embedded in stories, or see them all at captimesideafest.com.

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“What we’ve seen in the last 40 years, especially in American politics, is that a number of just spectacularly rich, very, very far-right fringe political ideologues have taken their fortunes and poured them into political activism under another name,” said The New Yorker writer.

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Cap Times visual journalist Ruthie Hauge captured scenes from the recent Cap Times Idea Fest, from the virtual panels to the weekend in-person sessions.

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One viewer on the Facebook Livestream even said, "I'm mosh pitting with my cats!" This event series is sponsored by Monona Bank, Goodman's Jewelers, Lake Louie Brewing and Hinckley Productions.