The last time The 8 O’Clock Buzz featured cartoonist Ted Rall was June of 2016. That was only eight months ago, but the world is already a very different place.Last June, Donald Trump had only just secured the Republican nomination, most pundits believed the Donald would soon descend into irrelevancy and Rall’s graphic novel biography, […]
After President Trump signed an order banning immigrants and refugees from seven majority-Muslim countries from traveling to the U.S., many travelers were detained and thousands are left questioning their options. Karyn Rotker of the Wisconsin ACLU joined the Buzz to talk about what’s being done to protect immigrants and inform them of their rights.
In his first 10 days in office, President Donald Trump has already established an ambitious and far-reaching agenda. Through an aggressive use of executive orders, Trump has already started the process of undoing the Affordable Care Act, issued gag orders on dozens of federal agencies, banned immigration from seven countries with majority Muslim populations, dumped […]
President Trump and his team have made multiple false claims during their first week in the White House, digging in on assertions about inaugural crowd size and illegal voting. Chris Edelson, professor of government at American University, says these lies constitute a modern form of propaganda, and citizens need to take them very seriously. Chris […]
Wisconsin’s electoral map changed drastically in the 2016 presidential election, with most counties in the western part of the state switching from Democratic to Republican. Charley Preusser, editor of the Crawford County Independent and Kickapoo Scout from Gays Mills, stopped by our studio to discuss what’s behind the flip and the sizable swing vote in […]
How do we understand the ascent of Donald Trump as part of longer trend? What does the coming administration portend? And what is the way forward? On the December 29th edition of A Public Affair, Allen Ruff spoke with the radical social critic and educator Henry Giroux on the current course and direction. His recent article […]