For terminally ill patients, often one of the last willful acts of good that can be performed is the donation of organs to save others’ lives. But a complex intersection of time constraints, ethical standards, and legal definitions can sometimes make it difficult to achieve a successful transplantation.
Memorial Day means different things to different people, but most observe it as a day to honor those who have fallen while performing their military duties. The Madison chapter of Veterans for Peace holds a peace rally each year not only to pay tribute to the men and women who have already lost their lives, […]
Madison’s Sherman Neighborhood Association is asking its residents to help spiff things up a bit, make some art and bring a piece of public art home to display in their front yards. Artists Alexis London and Sue Marth visited the Buzz on May 18th to share their plans for the project.
Geography researchers at the UW are checking up on Brazilian cattle farmers. Under pressure from international groups such as Greenpeace, regional slaughterhouses in Brazil have signed agreements to only purchase beef from ranchers who abide by zero-deforestation practices.
Governor Walker backtracks on the troubled flagship of his economic development platform. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Jason Stein and Mary Spicuzza joined us with the story.
It’s widely agreed upon that crime rates in the U.S. have fallen drastically over the last quarter century. Not so agreed upon are the possible reasons for the trend. A new report from NYU Law School’s Brennan Center for Justice seeks to shed some light on the topic. Lauren-Brooke Eisen, one of the authors of the report, […]