The REAP Food Group envisions fresh produce on every table in the state. A tall order, to be sure, but a worthwhile effort to help all residents (especially kids) eat healthier. Hannah Wente talks with Jan Miyasaki about their efforts and a couple of upcoming food celebrations occurring in October: Pie Palooza (10/30)and Farm to […]
September 21st marks the 20th anniversary of the International Day of Peace. The Madison Children’s Museum is celebrating with an open house and performances by rapper/animator Nino Patel and Stuart Stotts, performing songs for children ages 0 to 113 years. Nino Patel and Mariah Miller say more…
Permanent housing is a chronic struggle for those with mental illness. In this feature from the 8 O’Clock Buzz, Jan Miyasaki talks with Dean Loumos from Housing Initiatives, a local group with amazing success in finding affordable housing for Vietnam veteran and those with mental illness. They also discuss the “Vietnam War and Its Lasting […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing interviews, radio producer and author Charles Monroe-Kane. In his new book, he writes of growing up in a poor family in Ohio and of hearing voices in his head. He writes of being drawn to Christianity as a teenager, thinking that the voices is his head meant he was […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing interviews author, peace activist and Codepink co-founder Medea Benjamin. Benjamin has just released a new book Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.- Saudi Connection. Saudi Arabia is perhaps the single most important source of funds for terrorists worldwide, promoting an extreme interpretation of Islam along with anti-Western sentiment, […]
Jan Miyasaki speaks with Jerome Dillard, local representative of EXPO, Ex-Prisoners Organizing, and Manuel La Fontaine, organizer of the national Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted Peoples Movement seminar, about issues that affect community and family of former prisoners.