On INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, March 8th, 2013, Jonathan Zarov spoke with Jennifer Weitzel, co-founder and Chair of Health Ministries for Haiti, and Julia Baumgartner, project coordinator for LA FEM in NICARUAGUA, about their work and also about the film, Girl Rising.
On Thursday March 7th, host Allen Ruff interviewed author Henry Giroux about his article, “The Politics of Disimagination and the Pathologies of Power.”
On Wednesday March 6th, host Tim Hansel spoke in studio with author and University of Wisconsin Law Professor Dean Strang about his book,”Worse than the Devil: Anarchists, Clarence Darrow, and Justice in a Time of Terror.”
Janis Lane-Ewart joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Lane-Ewart is the Interim Director of the National Federation Of Community Broadcasters. She is also the former Director of KFAI community radio in Minneapolis, our sister station. She talks about the importance of community radio and the current state of radio.
Bob McChesney joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. McChesney is a Media Scholar and Professor at the University of Illinois. He is also the author of “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet against Democracy” (The New Press, 2013).
On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, Kiera Mulvey, the Executive Director of Fair Share CSA Coalition, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz. The annual CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) open house event is this Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Monona Terrace.