Renowned arborist R. Bruce Allison is a professor in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at UW-Madison, cooperative researcher with the USDA Forest Products Lab, author of several books, and all-around expert on trees. He joins Friday Eight O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov in the studio to talk about the human-tree connection and give […]
One of the goals of Physicians for Social Responsibility is to ban nuclear weapons — not some, but all nuclear weapons worldwide. Jan talks with Dr. Paula Rogge and Vicki Elson about the group’s support of the 7/7/17 U.N. resolution to eliminate nuclear weapons (which the U.S. boycotted), financial divestiture in companies which support the […]
Jan talks with Professor Karen Schloss from the U.W. Department of Psychology about her research on “human visual attention” — which means your brain may not see what your eyes see. Also a guest speaker, Dr. Jeremy Wolfe from Harvard, will be in town on Tuesday, October 16, to give a presentation on some of […]
Thomas Wolfe, counsel at The Brennan Center, talks about the upcoming 2020 U.S. census, a contested (and probably illegal) question being proposed to be added by the Trump administration, the effects of a flawed census on communities, and updates on current gerrymander redistricting litigation.
On November 11, 1918, the Allied Forces and Germany signed an armistice agreement ceasing hostilities in what was then known only as “The Great War,” but we now remember as World War I. As the 100th anniversary of the end of the “War to end all Wars” draws near, WORT reporter, host of On the […]
Formerly known as the “Day of Unity,” the idea behind Domestic Violence Awareness Month was first conceived in October 1981 to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence to women and their children. We are meant to mourn those who have fallen victim to the violence, celebrate those who have survived, […]