8 O'Clock Buzz
Currently based in D.C. but born and raised in Madison, David Goodfriend is the chairman and founder of the Sports Fan Coalition whose goal is to “to give you a seat at the table whenever laws or public policy impacting sports are being made.” David is bringing his new live TV streaming app, Locast, to […]
A recent article in Wisconsin Watch— “We’re not going to be quiet; disability community in Wisconsin demands better access to voting” by Nora Eckert, published earlier this week, shows just how difficult voting can be for disabled people, and casts some light on why Wisconsin is ranked 44th of all the states in the disability […]
Many were pleased when President Trump’s Twitter and Facebook and other social media accounts were locked, due to his inflammatory rhetoric. But others are concerned about the power of these large monopolies to regulate “free speech” with little or no oversight. Thomas Hanna, Director of Research at the Democracy Collaborative and author of the book […]
Patrick Rosentiel favors a presidential election where every vote is valued and every voter feels valued. Do you? The current Electoral College process is a state-by-state “winner take all” process, where solid “red states” and solid “blue states” are largely ignored by candidates, favoring campaigns focusing on swing states where the votes are close enough […]
Clarence Lusane, Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Howard University speaks with Jan Miasaki about the recent government take-over attempt at the Capitol building, escalating random attacks of African Americans in Washington, D.C., and the increasing boldness of white nationalist groups since Trump’s election and fiery rhetoric to his base supporters.
Today on the Tuesday 8:00 Buzz with Damita Brown (in exile)… UW-Madison’s Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara, Associate Professor of History in the Department of Afro-American Studies joins for the whole hour to talk about Slavery and it’s legacy, her book, “Dark Work: The Business of Slavery” and her current work, a new book, “Slavery to Suffrage: Black […]