With rhetoric continuing to escalate between the U.S. and North Korea, activists working with South Korea understand that war would be devastating to to the entire peninsula. Hyun Lee, Managing Editor of the on-line Zoom In Korea, talks with Jan Miyasaki about the issues and concerns of both Koreas.
Anne Petermann, Executive Director of the Global Justice Ecology Project, talks about the continued efforts to prevent genetically-engineered eucalyptus from being introduced into the U.S. by Arborgen as a biomass product. Petermann considers the tree to be a potentially ecologically disastrous invasive species.
Camp Friends is a Madison-based experimental indie rock band, barely a year old. Their new EP comes out this week. Tony Holmes and Kam Kudick from Camp Friends join Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing in the studio.
As we broadcast, the Voyager 1 spacecraft, launched from earth in 1977, is approximately 10.8 billion miles away and has only just left the outer influence of the solar system. Meanwhile, the Large Magellanic Cloud, the closest large galaxy to our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is a mind-boggling 89 million times further away — […]
In June of 2017, New York City Mayor De Blasio released his plan to close New York City’s infamous Rikers Island Detention Facility over the next ten years. DeBlasio did not have an epiphany of benevolence… his grudging support for closure of the jail came only after years of intense community activism, which turned up […]
Sonali Kolhatkar from the Afghan Women’s Mission speaks out about the influence the U.S. “War on Terrorism” has affected her country.