Tony Castaneda talks with former labor organizer and state Rep. Tod Ohnstad (D-Kenosha) about the Kohler strike. They discuss why 94 percent of Kohler workers represented by United Auto Workers Local 833 voted to strike and about the mass picket on Saturday, November 21.
State Representative Jill Billings (D-La Crosse, WI) joins 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Castaneda to talk about recent train derailments and proposed legislation that would fund more State rail inspectors.
Wisconsin’s open for business? Not so much for craft brewers who are prohibited by state law from selling liquor at their breweries. Tony Castaneda discusses the problems with this law with guests Peter Gentry of One Barrel Brewing and Mark Garthwaite, Executive Directory of the Wisconsin Brewers Guild.
The Wisconsin Legislature recently targeted the Racine Unified School District with legislation that stacks the deck against public education. Tony Castaneda’s guests are Aaron Eick, Vice President of the Racine Education Association (REA), and Dr. Tim Slekar, founder of Busted Pencils blog and podcast and Dean of the Edgewood College School of Education. They discuss […]
Tony Castaneda and guest pledge rappers talk about Stand Down Madison, an all-day event on October 24th that connects homeless veterans with community support and services, with event organizers Jim Blankenheim and Harrison Booker.
Tony Castaneda and guest pledge rapper and meteorologist Leigh Orf discuss Dane Arts Buy Local with Mark J. Fraire, Director of Dane Arts.