8 O'Clock Buzz
Jan Miyasaki talks to Paul Gunter, nuclear reactor hazard specialist, and Kevin Kamps, nuclear waste specialist, both from Beyond Nuclear, about issues surrounding nuclear power, waste storage and transport, and failing government oversight.
In 2016, then-Presidential candidate Donald Trump warned that, if immigration continued unchecked, there might be a taco truck on every corner. To many of us, that sounded just fine. Madison College must think so, too, as they have recently adopted a program called the Food Truck Series to teach would-be culinary entrepreneurs to start, manage […]
Wildlife killing contests feature hundreds of participants, ready to hunt the wild creatures of natural landscapes. They bring back coyotes, foxes, rabbits, birds and all sorts of other species. But when heaps of animal carcasses are left in the wake of the hunters, the ethics of these events are put into question. Nevertheless, they are […]
Tune in to any number of crime shows on television, and you’ll be awed by the high-tech forensic science on display. Time and again, investigators conclusively prove a suspect’s guilt with single strands of hair or a small scrap of DNA. One would think that such forensic techniques are infallible. In truth, however, not only […]
Mitch McConnell’s “highest priority” bill is an effort to tread on free speech rights by encouraging states to create laws which restrict government contracts to people who will certify that they do not participate in anti-Israeli boycott, divestment, sanctions (BDS) actions. Josh Ruebner, Policy Director of the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights talks about McConnell’s […]
Isabel Nuñez, Ph.D., Director of the School of Education and Professor at Purdue University, reports on the recently-settled teacher’s strike in Los Angeles and a similar strike of teachers in Chicago. With the recent election of Tony Evers as the governor of Wisconsin, is the tide turning on sentiment of public education?