In 2050, 300,000 people will call Madison home, with warmer summers and winters and a lot more rainfall. Under those conditions, Madison’s parks may be more needed than ever, with more people using them for recreation and respite than ever before. Joining Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing by phone to talk about the present […]
According to the United Nations, the cities of 2050 will house five and a half billion people, two and a half billion more people than they do now, and 66% of the projected world population of nine billion. Many of those densely populated cities will be next to oceans that are one to two feet […]
May 1st is International Workers’ Day, the REAL Labor Day. Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing is joined in the studio by Marty Kehrein and Brock Barber–both members of the International Workers of the World–with a history lesson.
Timothy Yu Rebecca Kinney Victor Jew Asian American HistoryAsia and the U.S. Midwest are separated by the world’s largest ocean and at least half a continent. Small wonder then, that Asian Americans account for a smaller proportion of the total population in the Midwest than they do in other, more accessible, regions. Relatively fewer in […]
Last week, federal appeals courts in Pennsylvania, Illinois and California handed the Trump Administration a series of stinging defeats in their attempts to punish sanctuary cities. The Trump Administration had attempted to tie federal grants to local police cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. In separate cases, the three appellate courts ruled that the […]
On April 2, 2017, the Safe Alliance of Interfaith Leaders in Columbus, Ohio organized the first Interfaith March for Peace and Justice. The turnout exceeded organizers’ expectations, filling a city block six abreast. This year, on April 29th the march goes bigger, hoping to pull off sister marches across the nation. Joining Eight O’Clock Buzz […]