One of the greatest challenges posed to climate researchers and environmental advocates is how to communicate the effect humans have on the land in a way that hits home. An interdisciplinary group of scientists, artists, and writers have approached the task with their own brand of hyperlocal, speculative storytelling. Yahara 2070, an initiative from the […]
Madison Police Chief Mike Koval graciously joined the Monday Buzz to discuss with Brian Standing a slew of topics, from the recently announced restorative justice program to his perspectives on how the community and police should respond to issues like racial disparities in arrest rates and mental health crises.
Poet, author, and editor Oscar Mireles has been a cultural mainstay of the Madison area for years, focusing his time on education, the arts, and community.
Community advocates, Z! Haukeness and Anders Zanichkowsky, are working in conjunction with the Wisconsin Trans Health Coalition to help make access to healthcare coverage more equitable in Dane County.
As the push for a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers continues in many major U.S. cities, the idea has taken up roots here in Dane County, albeit in a slightly different form.
As of late, Syria has been associated in the public consciousness with refugees and political strife, and not so much with the visual arts. But a group of Kurdish filmmakers and artists hope to change that. In the Rojava region of Syria (known to some as Western Kurdistan), they’ve set up the Rojava Film Commune […]