articles tagged "Protests"

Egypt’s Future

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 | buzz

Sarah Salem, Ph.D student and writer in Cairo, joined Jan Miyasaki on the Buzz to talk about the varied political forces behind the Egyptian revolution and what she believes might be some of the outcomes. more »

Straight from Cairo

Friday, 5 July 2013 | buzz
Cairo Protests

Scott Long joined the Buzz to gives us an update on the current events in Cairo – are the Egyptians jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire? more »

History of Music as Protest

Monday, 17 June 2013 | buzz

On the Monday, June 17th 8 O’Clock Buzz John Halle, director of music theory studies at Bard University, joined Brian Standing to talk about the history of protest music in the United States – how it has changed as well as what parts have endured. For example, they talked about the revival of the Solidarity Sing-Along, a tune first heard during the Great Depression, in Wisconsin during the Capitol protests. Learn more about Halle’s political-historical music research here. Listen to the interview: more »

Cold War University

Thursday, 13 June 2013 | A Public Affair
Cold War University

On Thursday, June 13th, host Allen Ruff talked with Matthew Levin about his book “Cold War University”. This book explores the history of the Cold War’s role at U.W.-Madison. Levin also discussed how student opposition and the emergence of the New Left began to push against the University’s research partnership and what legacies of this opposition have, or have not, survived. more »

Update from Istanbul

Thursday, 13 June 2013 | buzz

On Thursday, June 13th, 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Casteneda talked with Jenna Pope, a photojournalist currently reporting on and photographing the protests in Istanbul, Turkey. Follow her on Facebook to see some of her photos of the protests! Listen to the entire interview: more »

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