8 O'Clock Buzz
Matthew Rothschild, editor of The Progressive magazine, spoke with Tony today. Outside of being the editor for a notable magazine he is also known for writing You Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression. This Saturday, February 2nd, The Progressive will be presenting, The Untold History of the United States. It […]
Cheri Maples, co-founder of Mindfulness and Justice, worked for the criminal justice system, as an Assistant Attorney General in the Wisconsin Department of Justice for the last twenty years. She came by the studio to talk with Tony about the recent tragic police shooting of Paul Heenan. Many of Paul Heenan’s friends and neighbors […]
Melly Mell’s owner, Carmell Jackson, joined the buzz today. She talked about her early days and how she came to be a restaurant owner and caterer in Madison. “Indeed, if you’re the type of person who likes to track down hard-to-find, thrilling-to-discover authentic food spots, Melly Mel’s is a gustatory holy grail. This is Madison’s very own soul food speakeasy.” -Isthmus
Lawrence Blum, writer of, “High Schools, Race, and America’s Future” and professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts. The book he wrote after teaching a course on race and racism at the local high school. After listening to the students, Blum says that, younger people are more comfortable with racial difference, “They are less […]
Reverend Edward Pinkney, Founder of Black Autonomy Network Community Outreach (BANCO) spoke with Aaron Perry today a little bit about the NAACP, his term as president, and also talks about the ban against soda. BANCO is a political and social justice coalition founded in 2003 in protest of the death of a 28 […]
Thomas Evans of the Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey gives us a scientific perspective as to what an open pit mine means for Wisconsin.