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.
Joining the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, May 9th, 2013, to speak with Tony Casteneda, was Kelly Albrecht. Albrecht spoke with Casteneda about the Food Stamps Bill, Assembly 110 that is supposedly designed to address people taking advantage of the benefits. In actuality, Albrecht argues, the bill is just hurting those members […]
On Wednesday, May 8th host Karma Chavez interviewed Rinku Sen, the Executive Director of the Applied Research Center and publisher of Colorlines.com.The discussed the increasingly successful campaign by Colorlines to persuade media outlets to change the language they use about immigration – and drop the “I” word, illegal, as a term to refer to anyone who is not a US citizen or permanent resident.
Theodoric Meyer, contributor of Propublica, joined the Wednesday 8 O’Clock Buzz on May 8th, 2013, to speak with Jan Miyasaki about a new article he has published, “Pay to Prescribe? Two Dozen Doctors Named in Novartis Kickback Case.” ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. […]
Mark Cupp, Executive Director of Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board, joined the Wednesday 8 O’Clock Buzz on May 8th, 2013, to speak with Jan Miyasaki for their yearly spring update on the river.