53 years ago today, hundreds of University Berkley Students protested hearings of the House Un-americans Activities Committee. The San Francisco Police responded with water cannons. The next day, the protest swelled into the thousands and the free-speech movement was born. This week’s rant of the week features student activist Mario Salvo from a few years later on […]
On Friday, May 10th, host Esty Dinur interviewed co-editors of the book “Beyond Belief: The Secret Lives of Women in Extreme Religions” Susan Tive and Cami Ostman. This book chronicles experiences of joining, living within, and leaving rigid, traditionalist, or extreme religions through a variety of women who chose to tell their true stories.
Well it’s Bike month and simultaneously, but probably not coincidentally, it’s also bike to work week. In light of this the 8 O’Clock Buzz hosted two notable bike advocates, Andy D. Clarke, President of the League Of American Bicyclists and Martha Laugen, of the Wisconsin Bicycle Federation.
The great Wisconsin Birdathon of 2013 is raising 40,000 dollars to protect Wisconsin bird Species. The bird numbers are down, any Wisconsin Birder will tell you this, said Sumner Madison in an interview with Norman Stockwell on the 8 O’Clock Buzz on May, 10th, 2013. Listen to the interview to find out more: […]
On Thursday, May 9th, Allen Ruff discussed the ten-year anniversary and key legacies of the U.S. invasion of Iraq with Christopher Toensing, executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) and editor of their magazine the Middle East Reports. In the second half of the hour, Toensing and Ruff turned from Iraq specifically to the larger implications of the U.S. invasion on the region as a whole and retrospectively discussed the reasons for U.S. aggression.
Joining the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, May 9th, 2013, to speak with Tony Casteneda, was Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., Supervisor of the 1st District of Milwaukee County. Lipscomb addresses why Wisconsin Republican’s think they need to reform the Milwaukee board.