In the last two weeks, Brazilian students have occupied over 1,000 schools. Threats of mass school closures and cuts to the education budget have driven thousands of pupils to shut down and camp out in their schools. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Professor of Anthropology, and Wisconsin native-son, Thaddeus Blanchette talks to Brian Standing […]
In the 1980’s, activists seeking the end of apartheid rule in South Africa found themselves frustrated by the U.S. and other governments’ support for the racist regime. In response, thousands turned up the pressure on non-governmental targets, eventually convincing corporations, Universities, investors and others to pull any investments that benefited the South African regime. Most […]
After the election last Tuesday, the Wisconsin legislature is more solidly Republican and hostile to labor than ever. Kevin Gundlach, President of South Central Federation of Labor AFL-CIO, in Madison talks with Brian Standing on the recent election, what to expect next and where labor goes from here.
Tuesday, voters across the United States will cast their ballots for President, the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives and a host of state and local partisan races. Buzz host Brian Standing checks in on the current state of the two major parties with University of Wisconsin Political Science Professor — and guest host on […]
Brian Standing talks with 2016 Presidential Candidates from the Constitution, Socialism and Liberation and Reform Parties.
This November and December Madison artists Amy Mietzel and Marcia Yapp will take up residency at the Central Library Bubbler project. Drawing on the imagery of chess from Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, they plan to bring the Game of Kings to life. During their residency, community members of all ages will have the […]