8 O'Clock Buzz
Climate change may seem like a recent concern, but we’ve known about the influence of human combustion of fossil fuels on the warming earth for at least one hundred years. The March 1912 issue of Popular Mechanics included an article warning of the impact burning coal, saying the warming effect “may be considerable in a […]
A year after the world’s costliest hurricane hit the Texas Gulf Coast, much remains to be done. That’s the conclusion of a new Hurricane Harvey report from Charity Navigator, a charity watchdog and rating organization. Larry Lieberman, Chief Operating Officer for Charity Navigator joined the Monday Buzz host Brian Standing on August 20, 2018.
On August 12, 2017, crowds of white nationalists, many carrying flags of Nazi Germany and armed with rifles and torches, descended on Charlottesville, Virginia for a Unite the Right rally organized by Jason Kessler. As the nationalists fought in the street with anti-fascist activists, a struggle that eventually led to the death of activist Heather […]
This Sunday is Madison’s annual OutReach Pride Parade, but what should be a celebratory event has recently come under some controversy over whether Madison Police should be allowed to formally participate in the event. After last year’s parade, some members of the LGBTQ+ community and communities of color objected to the number of armed, uniformed […]
Carolyn Byers and Brenna Marsicek from the Madison Audubon Society stop in to the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about birds and monarchs — yes, butterflies are also being studied by the Audubon Society as they become more threatened.
The Hermina Street alley behind the Madison East Shopping Center has always had a scruffy, unwelcoming, maybe even downright unsavory appearance. Plain brick walls, dumpsters, locked back doors to the shops in the strip mall, it’s not a very welcoming place, Most residents and shoppers never knew it existed, and those who did, often hurried […]