8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing visits with Jenni Dye, research director at One Wisconsin Now, by telephone regarding U.S. District Court Judge James Peterson’s decision that nullifies much of the recent Wisconsin Republicans’ election reform laws. Speaking on the state’s Voter ID law, the federal magistrate blasted what he called legislators’ “preoccupation with mostly phantom election […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing visits with Ruth Coniff over the phone in an analysis of the happenings and consequences of the DNC. The Democratic National Convention concluded in Philadelphia last week. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton had to be happy with the results, as recent preference polls show her now up by six points […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing visits with former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold regarding his battle to win back his seat in the Senate, lost to the incumbent Ron Johnson 6 years ago. But first, before going head to head with Johnson, Feingold must win the Democratic primary, on August 9, in a face-off against Scott Harbach […]
Rising folk artist, Teddy Davenport, gives an earnest performance and offers an explanation into what Folk music means to him as well as early inspirations.
On June 21, representatives of the eight states that border the Great Lakes unanimously approved a request from the City of Waukesha, Wisconsin to receive drinking water from Lake Michigan. This marks the first time the signatories to the Great Lakes Compact have authorized diverting water out of the Great Lakes watershed. Waukesha, a city […]
Earlier this year, the Monday Eight O’Clock Buzz discussed the Ecomodernist Manifesto. The Ecomodernists believe that human technology, and nuclear power in particular, will enable humanity to divorce itself from nature, allowing us to live at high levels of consumption while reducing our ecological footprint. Today, we hear from as diametrically opposed a view as […]