Listen to Brian Standing almost rant, almost be angry, almost, but not quite. I guess it is a pretty gloomy day out there.
The snow is gone, the rain is here, and the bugs are coming! How bad will it be? And what can we expect in years to come? Zoologist Warren Porter brings us the latest on Wisconsin climate and wildlife.
Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, April 8, 2013, to talk about Bayer’s pesticides, A pesticide that is mainstream in farming and agriculture, used because it is extremely effective in eliminating unwanted insects. However, studies show this pesticide is also responsible for harming bees and birds.
This week Taylor Scott, an undergraduate and First Wave poetry scholar at UW Madison, called in to the vox popline and left a poem message. Listen to Scott’s poem at the bottom of the page.
GIDEON’S ARMY follows the personal stories of Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick, three young public defenders who are part of a small group of idealistic lawyers in the Deep South challenging the assumptions that drive a criminal justice system strained to the breaking point.
Joining the Friday, 8 O’ Clock Buzz, on April 5, 2013, Todd Price and Elaine Weiss. The two joined the show to talk about the many Chicago schools scheduled to be closed.