8 O'Clock Buzz
Dane County Time Bank is celebrating its 13th birthday on Saturday, October 20th, from 7-10PM. Originally established as a mechanism to replace money with shared services, the Time Bank has expanded to support restorative justice, and to become a hub of shared resources for other community action groups.
Founded in 1990, after groundwater contamination was detected at the Badger Munitions Plant, Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger (CSWAB) began as a grassroots effort to assure safe drinking water, but since then has expanded its watchdog efforts to include a variety of military waste and disposal issues, including open-pit burning of explosives, water contamination […]
Jennifer Pozner has a new article on Truthout, and she talks to Jan Miyasaki about how the Kavanaugh hearings demonstrate the white male persecution complex in light of Kavanaugh’s allegations of rape. She discusses how the all-male Republican senators on the committee strove to strengthen male entitlement and self-pity in light of accusations and misdeeds.
The Sustain Dane Summit, now in its 10th year, formerly known as Badger Bioneers, brings together activists, speakers and local organizers to brainstorm ideas for a better future. This year’s event takes place on November 2nd at the Gordon Center at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Jessie Lerner, Sustain Dane Development & Partnerships Officer joins […]
Renowned arborist R. Bruce Allison is a professor in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at UW-Madison, cooperative researcher with the USDA Forest Products Lab, author of several books, and all-around expert on trees. He joins Friday Eight O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov in the studio to talk about the human-tree connection and give […]
One of the goals of Physicians for Social Responsibility is to ban nuclear weapons — not some, but all nuclear weapons worldwide. Jan talks with Dr. Paula Rogge and Vicki Elson about the group’s support of the 7/7/17 U.N. resolution to eliminate nuclear weapons (which the U.S. boycotted), financial divestiture in companies which support the […]