Well it’s Bike month and simultaneously, but probably not coincidentally, it’s also bike to work week. In light of this the 8 O’Clock Buzz hosted two notable bike advocates, Andy D. Clarke, President of the League Of American Bicyclists and Martha Laugen, of the Wisconsin Bicycle Federation.
On Tuesday April 16th, Norm Stockwell subbing for Anjuli Brekke interviewed Roger Lipsey, author of the book, “HAMMARSKJÖLD: A Life.” Lipsey is an author, art historian, editor, and translator, and has written on a wide range of topics and intellectual figures.
On Wednesday April 10th, Norm Stockwell interviewed author Robert Jensen about his book, “Arguing for Our Lives: A User’s Guide to Constructive Dialog.” Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and a founding board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center.
On Tuesday March 5th, Norm Stockwell brought listeners a show about a new documentary, Harvest of Empire, based on the book by and narrated by Juan Gonzalez. One of the producers, Wendy Thompson-Marquez spoke with Norm about the film.
On Tuesday February 19th, Norm Stockwell spoke with a distinguished panel of guests regarding Governor Scott Walker’s proposed state budget. The panel included journalist Rebecca Kemble from The Progressive Magazine, Mike McCabe from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, Jon Peacock from the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, and Robert Craig from Citizen Action Wisconsin.
On Wednesday January 16th, Norm Stockwell subbing for Karma Chavez spent the first part of the hour speaking with Ron Dolen from the group Reach Out Wisconsin about Tuesday night’s State of the State address by Governor Scott Walker. Reach Out Wisconsin is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to fostering respect and understanding in Wisconsin politics. During the second half of the program Norm spoke with Mark Weisbrot about Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.