On today’s show, Katie Beilfuss, Outreach Programs Director for the Wisconsin Wetlands Association, joins Buzz host Jan Miyasaki. Wisconsin Wetlands Association is dedicated to the protection, restoration and enjoyment of wetlands and associated ecosystems through science-based programs, education and advocacy.
Dr. Ralph Frerichs, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Epidemiology at UCLA and author of the book “Deadly River: Cholera and Coverup in Post-Earthquake Haiti” discusses the process of identifying the source of the post-earthquake cholera outbreak that has killed at least 9,000 people.
Sister Megan Rice, an 86 year-old anti-nuclear activist and Roman Catholic religious sister of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus and former missionary, talks about her experiences with Father Daniel Berrigan and her own acts of civil disobedience.
Benjamin Franklin and Baron von Steuben come back from the dead to defend gay rights. Of course they would. Tap-It/New Works studio explorers this fantasy in their new performance “Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board”, and playwright Danielle Dresden discusses the upcoming performances with Jan Miyasaki
Jan Miyasaki interviews Jean Trounstine, author of the book “Boy with a Knife“, about a juvenile justice system that treats children as adults and locks them up with little chance of reform.
Essential to life, in recent years the state’s water supply has been threatened by deregulation, farm run-off, lead contamination, and more. Sarah Geers from the Midwest Environmental Advocates discusses their organization’s mission and activities to keep Wisconsin’s water safe. In addition to litigations, they are teaming up with the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts & […]