8 O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews David M. Perry, a associate professor of history at Dominican University in Illinois. He contributed an opinion piece to the CNN web site yesterday on the intersection of racism and ableism in Monday’s shooting of Charles Kinsey, caretaker for a young man with autism. David M. Perry’s blog […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews Kathryn Smith, General Director of Madison Opera. Portion of Press Release from Madison Opera. Madison, Wis. – Madison Opera’s Opera in the Park celebrates its fifteenth year on Saturday, July 23 at 8pm in Garner Park on Madison’s West Side. The annual free concert of opera and Broadway […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews Madison Shakespeare Company’s producer Jason Compton. Madison Shakespeare Company’s upcoming premiere of its latest full-length production, The Tragedy of Macbeth, runs July 21 through July 24 at the Edgewood College amphitheater. Well-regarded as one of Shakespeare’s most taut and engaging works, The Tragedy of Macbeth explores timeless themes […]
Mike McCabe of Blue Jean Nation and Democracy Checkup talks about the current political theme of “Be Afraid” espoused by both political parties in the country in an effort to gain and hold supporters. McCabe instead suggests that people should find a common ground and focus on democracy, freedom, and service to all.
Michigan Senior Organizer of Food and Water Watch, Lynna Kaucheck, talks about the current status of drinking water contamination in Flint, Michigan, and also discusses Governor Rick Snyder’s appointment of a former BP executive to head the Department of Environmental Quality — an appointment that F&WW wants rejected by the state legislature.
Thirty-six years in the making, the Tenant Resource Center provides tenant and landlord education, mediates disputes, and advises tenants on their rights about renting. Anders Zanichkowsky, Bilingual Housing Resource Specialist and Campus Program Assistant, talks to Jan Miyasaki about the organization’s history and current projects.