8 O'Clock Buzz
Think about your favorite science fiction space opera. Whether it’s Star Wars, Star Trek, or something more obscure like Larry Niven’s Ringworld novels, sooner or later someone’s going to jump into a spaceship, mutter some mumbo jumbo about warp drives, light jumps or wormholes and go winging past the stars at some fantastic speed, crossing […]
In 1879, German naturalist Ernst Haeckel drew his version of a “Genealogical Tree of Humanity” to show how human beings are related to other species of animals on the earth. The tall, slender, tree rendered by Haeckel has a distinct hierarchy: “monera” or single-celled animals at the bottom, mammals at the top, and at the […]
In his first year of office, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declared 2019 the “Year of Clean Drinking Water.” To back that up, Evers put 70 million dollars into his executive budget dedicated to drinking water initiatives. Little of the governor’s money made it past the Wisconsin legislature, which scrapped much of Evers’ budget before passing […]
Sarah Anderson, Director of the Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies and Co-Editor of Inequality.org, recently studied the financial benefit to Military Contractor CEOs of Trump’s assassination of Iran’s top military general, Qassem Soleimani. On the following day, the stock portfolios of a number of CEOs jumped by over $5 million.
The FISA Act is expires in March, and The Brennan Center’s Director of Liberty & National Security, Elizabeth Goitein has been studying the use and abuse of this data collection act for many years. In her talks with Jan Miyasaki, she reveals the problem issues and which parts should not be renewed.
Viki Berenson and Ed Blume, representatives from “Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin” talk about the effects, implications, and progress on F-35 fighter squadron in Madison. They will be sponsoring defense analyst Pierre Sprey at the First Unitarian Church on January 17th, at 6:45.