In the United States, citizens are very vocal about supporting our troops; however, expressing support for our veterans is a different story. On Thursday August 1st, host Allen Ruff spoke with anti-war activist and wife of U.S. war resister, Nicole Marie Guiniling and local Veterans for Peace activist Norm Aulabaugh about the concerns of veterans as the upcoming Veterans for Peace National Convention 2013 here in Madison approaches.
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Lisa Subeck joined our host Tony Castaneda on the Thursday Aug.1st edition of the 8 O’clock Buzz to talk about United Wisconsin.United Wisconsin was formed around the Recall Walker petition that they then became the main force behind. Now they are working on attacking the Voter ID Bill.
Wisconsin public schools have one of the highest graduation rates in the country; however, we also have one of largest gaps between White and Latino graduation rates. With rates like this, organizations like Madison’s ExpresARTE are a crucial part in closing the gap between White and Latino students. On Wednesday July 31st, host Karma Chavez sat down with youth activists from Madison’s ExpresARTE to talk about their work and the influence the group has had on the minority youth of Madison.
New regulations have been enacted to restrict the reproductive rights of women in Wisconsin. On Tuesday July 30th, host Carousel Bayrd spoke with Lester Pines, a Senior Partner at Cullen Weston Pines and Bach LLP, about the new law and the lawsuit against it.
Summer is here and it is one of the best times of the year to get outside and see the night time sky! Astronomers at UW Madison offer several programs for the public to get involved in night time viewing, including the Universe in the Park program and at the Washburn Observatory. Listen now!
Dr. Odom explains the importance of business creation and economic readiness in black communities. In his words,”In some communities a dollar circulates for 20 days, but in the black community a dollar circulates for 6 hours.”