On Wednesday March 13th, host Karma Chavez interviewed Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe, post-doctoral fellow at the University of Illinois-Chicago, about disability politics, institutionalization and prisons.
Christalyne Bell, currently living in Central America has been producing reports in El Salvador for WORT 89.9. She produced this segment on the ongoing issue of mining in that region. Bell was editor of the Clarion newspaper at MATC and has worked on WORT’s Third World View program. She moved to El Salvador earlier this […]
Phyllis Hasbrouck represents the West Waubesa Preservation Coalition. She joined us by phone to talk about the recent dangers effecting Lake Waubesa, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Hasbrouck is also the director of Fitchburg Fields, a Nonprofit that promotes sustainability and healthy living. She was, however, strictly speaking on behalf on the Waubesa […]
Bonnie Blair O’Connor, co-author of brand new book, “Beyond The Checklist: What Else Healthcare Can Learn From Aviation, Teamwork, And Safety.” She joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz, by phone, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The book was written by three very different authors, Susan Gordon, a journalist, Patrick Mendenhall, a pilot, and Bonnie Blair O’Connor, […]
On Tuesday March 12th, host Anjuli Brekke talked with Dr. Michael Dorsey about the Obama administration and environmental policy. Lisa Jackson, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, announced in December that she will be stepping down. She has been a crucial voice regarding environmental policy during Obama’s first term. Now, as Obama starts his second term as President, Anjuli and Dr. Dorsey spent the hour reviewing the impacts of the past four years on the environment and looking ahead to the future.
Congressman Mark Pocan joined the Tuesday, 8 O’Clock Buzz, on March 12, 2013. The freshman Congressman is a member of the budget House committee. A hearing is scheduled for tomorrow, March, 13, 2013.