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Alejandro Pumbra of the 7-man Spanish rock-and-roll band Los Chechos joined host Tony Castaneda on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to play a sample of his music and promote his band’s upcoming show at the High Noon Saloon beginning at 6 pm.read article »
Over the past two years, frac sand mining in Wisconsin has exploded – growing by 160% between 2011 and 2012 alone. PK Hammel of Madison Action for Mining Alternatives joined Tony Casteneda on the Thursday 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss the the effects of fracking on communities and action to stop it.read article »
Laurel Bastian of the Fair Housing Council joined Jan Miyasaki on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss the work of the Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison and the work they do to eliminate discrimination in housing. In her words, they seek to ensure that “nothing comes between an individual and the housing that they qualify for” and that there are racially and economically integrated housing patterns across Madison and Dane County.read article »
Catherine Mich is author of “Papa And Me: The Perils of Patriarchy”. A former nun with the Order of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, she was involved in a movement to bring the Catholic Church to the left during the Vatican Second Council. She joined Jan Miyasaki on the July 17th 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss her history and her recent book.read article »
In a decision that has been accused of racial bias, George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Treyvon Martin on July 13th, 2013. Margaret Kimberly, writer for Black Agenda Report, joined Jan Miyasaki on the Wednesday 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss her views on the shooting, the trial and ultimately the acquittal.read article »
On the Tuesday, July 16th 8 O’Clock Buzz, host Aaron Perry expanded his discussion of Alzheimer’s in African-American communities with Charlie Daniel and Carol Hutchinson of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, a branch of the U.W.-Madison Department of Medicine. Listen to the entire interview:read article »
Charlie Daniel, Kristin Larson and Patricia Wilson of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance joined Aaron Perry on the Tuesday, July 16th Buzz to discuss the impacts of this disease and how to recognize it. They are especially interested in outreach to African American communities, who have a higher chance of contracting the disease and a lower chance of being diagnosed.read article »
Mother Jones Food and Agriculture reporter Tom Philpott joined the Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz for his monthly check-in with Brian Standing. Today’s topic: an arms race between plant evolution and Monsanto.read article »
Donald Downs, legal constitutional scholar at U.W.-Madison, joined Brian Standing on the Buzz to discuss the good and the bad of the federal court’s Capitol access decision.read article »
On the Monday, July 15th 8 O’Clock Buzz, Scott Gordon joined host Brian Standing to discuss his podcast project Madison Arts Extract. In the wake of The Onion and the Madison AV club leaving the city, this podcast program seeks to fill the gap for local arts events.read article »