8 O'Clock Buzz
Soon, Wisconsin will be closing the Lincoln Hills juvenile detention center and dispersing residents to the counties, which means that the Dane County Board needs to create a means to receive the children into our community. Next week, a panel presented by the Madison organization MOSES (Madison Organizing in Strength, Equality, and Solidarity) will discuss […]
Madison’s venue and art gallery Arts + Literature Laboratory has a unique program to support Madison artists. Much like Community Supported Agriculture programs, in which shareholders invest in a local farm and receive shares of fruits and vegetables, the CSArt program at the Arts and Literature Lab invites shareholders to invest directly in a group […]
A bill introduced by Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Tim Kaine, D-Va., would give the president a virtual blank check to expand the current war against various terrorist groups to new enemies and new locations of the president’s choosing — according to NYU Brennan Center’s attorney Elizabeth Gotein. She talks with Jan Miaysaki about the […]
Community gardens aren’t just a place to grow vegetables, they can also be a place to grow relationships. Gardening for Good is in the second year of their “Space for Veterans” which provides garden space and gathering space for veterans. Coordinator Marge Pitts talks with Jan Miyasaki about the program.
Eli Clifton is a fellow at The Nation Institute who focuses on money in politics and US foreign policy. Here he talks with WORT’s Jan Miyasaki about the influence on Trump’s policies by three conservative hawkish billionaires: Sheldon Adelson, Michael Wolff, and Bernard Marcus.
San Francisco-based animal welfare organization Direct Action Everywhere recently published an investigation of Ridglan Farms, a beagle breeding farm in western Dane County, Wisconsin. Ridglan Farms breeds beagles destined for experimentation at a number of research institutions, including the University of Wisconsin. Rigdlan is accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal […]