Phyllis Hasbrouck, of Madison, represents the West Waubesa Preservation Coalition. She joins us by phone to talk about the recent dangers effecting Lake Waubesa. 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 Preservation […]
On Tuesday February 12th, host Anjuli Brekke discussed violence against women and gender equality in South Asia. In India, Five men have been formally charged in India with the kidnapping, gang raping and murdering a 23-year-old student on a moving bus. The woman died of severe organ failure due to the rape in December. The case has shone a light on other instances of sexual violence in India, where one woman is raped every 20 minutes, according to the national crime registry. Anjuli’s guest for the hour to discuss violence against women as well as efforts to create gender equlity in South Asia is Elora Chowdhury, associate professor of women’s studies at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. Elory is also author of the book “Transnationalism Reversed: Women Organizing against Gendered Violence in Bangladesh.”
Roy Boone, former UWMadison basketball player, joined the Buzz by phone on February 12, 2013. Life after basketball is still basketball, actually. Boone stays busy with city leagues. “Just dominating the city league.” he joked with Perry after Perry asked him how the league was going. Boone is also very involved in the community. He […]
Mariah Janice was told by her physicians that she was morbidly obese and pre-diabetic. She, a recent mother of two, decided she was going to do something to change that. Today she is a personal trainer. Janice first came on the program in early January and joined Aaron Perry for a second time on February […]
June and Sandy, H&R Block tax preparers and WORT listener sponsors, will talk taxes and answer questions that might come in while they’re on the air. A bit about the Health Care mandates, the IRS delay of some forms for electronic filing, the tax credits and deductions that were extended at the very end of […]
It wouldn’t be winter in Madison if there weren’t something odd poking up from the Lake Monona ice. Folk Artist Tim Browning talks about his latest decoration on top the ice.