8 O'Clock Buzz
Damita Brown talks with… – Anthony Cooper, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Reentry Services from Nehemiah about prison reform, court reforms, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, banning the box and what it’s like returning to free society. More information at https://nehemiah.org/ – Christine Nobliss, Founder of Great Plains Action Society about indigenous rights, water rights, and […]
Since 2016, the Washington Post has maintained a database of “false or misleading claims” — less euphemistically called lies — that President Trump has made during his presidency. As of July 9 — apparently the Post’s fact-checkers have lost count since then — the paper reports Trump has uttered 20,055 falsehoods in 1,267 days, for […]
The year was 2016. Election Day. Mychal Denzel Smith was asked to be a guest on Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now to provide election night coverage. Originally, his plans were to give a lukewarm welcome to the incremental possibilities of a Hillary presidency whilst also remaining skeptical of maintaining the system. But a Trump presidency was […]
The changing learning scheme of Wisconsin Universities has created confusion for students to determine how, where, and when they can vote. The Student PIRGs and New Voters Project are working to educate and recruit student voters for the coming election. Jan Miyasaki talks with organizers Elliot Schochet and Johanna Hussein about their remote organizing methods […]
A 50-year anniversary is a BIG deal — and that’s just what Operation FreshStart is celebrating this year — 50 years of service to area youth, ages 16-24, to help give them direction and a path to success. Over 9000 youth have experienced the learning skills, work ethic, and personal charge teachings of Operation FreshStart. […]
To protect Wisconsin waterways from agricultural runoff, PFAS and other “forever chemicals”, flooding, and other assaults has been the challenge of the River Alliance of Wisconsin. Executive Director Raj Shulka talks about the group’s efforts to strengthen rules, enforcement, and inter-county cooperation to protect Wisconsin’s waters. See their “Water Agenda” on their website.