8 O'Clock Buzz
For years, Wisconsin farmers and residents in rural subdivisions in places like Kewaunee County have pointed the finger of blame at each other when it comes to contaminated groundwater. Were coliform bacteria and nitrates in local wells coming from cows or septic systems? No one seemed to know for sure, and as a result, no […]
“The Rape of the Sabine Women”, by Flemish artist Giambologna, has been considered one of the finest works in the history of sculpture, by form. But what about by subject? Author and professor of Art History, Vivien Fryd, has written a book “Against Our Will: Sexual Trauma in American Art Since 1970″ which documents art […]
After claiming on the campaign that he wouldn’t touch Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security, acting-President Trump’s latest budget proposal guts all three. Jan talks with Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, author, advisor to Congress, and with a 40-year background in Social Security and private pensions, about the programs and how they can and […]
Sixteen year old Swedish climate activist Greta Thurnberg gained international attention when she lambasted the world’s CEOs for their inaction on climate change at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Since then, Thurnberg has used her new-found fame to call on her cohorts around the world to join in a one-day climate strike […]
How does Trump’s failed negotiations with Kim in Vietnam affect the people of South Korea? Hyun Lee from Zoom In Korea talks about what sort of deal was available to Trump, and how South Korea is continuing to mend bridges with the North despite Trump’s failed deal.
On February 22nd, Trump nominated Kelly Knight Craft, a million-dollar donor and wife of billionaire coal executive Joe Craft, to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Mitch Jones, Climate and Energy Director at Food & Water Watch, talks about why a climate-denier is the wrong person when the world faces a crisis.