Each month the Monday Buzz hears the latest from muckrakers at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. Kate Golden and Madeleine Behr joined us on June 1st to share stories of the troubling decline of walleye in the region and the extent of the WEDC’s impact in the northern part of the state.
Every month in Madison, a group of individuals meet up to share stories with one another. Anyone with a yarn of their own can get on the mic, and the result is a wide-ranging compendium of tales from all walks of life. Madison Storytellers is wrapping up its schedule before a summer recess, and Brendon […]
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.