8 O'Clock Buzz
“Democracy” is defined as “government by the people.” So, if you’re going to create a government by the people, you need to know who “the people” really are. That’s why Article 1, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution mandates that the federal government conduct an “enumeration” of the people every ten years. There have been […]
Kinky Friedman is a country music singer-songwriter, writer, and politician. He formed the group Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys in 1971 and recorded his debut album, Sold American, in Nashville at Glaser Sound Studios. The band went on to play the Grand Ole Opry and join Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue concert tour in […]
A new study finds that children who experience severe stress as kids develop different kinds of genetic markers than those who have relatively tranquil upbringings. Friday host Jonathan Zarov speaks with Dr. Leslie Seltzer, researcher at the Waisman Center and co-lead author of this study in the emerging scientific field of epigenetics.
Peng Her, from the Dream Up Wisconsin Initiative, talks about the new program soliciting proposals with the goal to increase the earning power for Dane County’s economically underprivileged families by 10%. Initial proposals are due by August 29th.
In the continuing interviews about Madison’s sister-cities, Jan talks with Charles James and Elizabeth Kunze about the Madison-Freiburg sister city project, which was “officially” proclaimed in 1988, but unofficially began in the 1960’s with the UW German Language Department.
Solar energy is certainly cheap once you get it up and running, but those initial installation costs are a significant hurdle. The City of Madison’s RENEW program can help. WORT’s Wisconsin Energy Broadcast host Heather Allen speaks to Jane McCurry and Sam Dunaiski from RENEW Wisconsin.