Carolyn Byers and Brenna Marsicek from the Madison Audubon Society stop in to the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about birds and monarchs — yes, butterflies are also being studied by the Audubon Society as they become more threatened.
Sandwiched between the anniversaries of the nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jan talks with Caitlin Stronell of the Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center and editor of the “Nuke Info Tokyo” newsletter about that group’s efforts to reduce and eliminate the use of nuclear materials in Japan. She also updates on the Fukushima disaster, 9 […]
Douglas Keith, Counsel with The Brennan Center, talks about his investigations as to the groups who are spending millions of dollars trying to influence appointments to U.S. courts, from the Supreme Court to local courts.
Peng Her, from the Dream Up Wisconsin Initiative, talks about the new program soliciting proposals with the goal to increase the earning power for Dane County’s economically underprivileged families by 10%. Initial proposals are due by August 29th.
In the continuing interviews about Madison’s sister-cities, Jan talks with Charles James and Elizabeth Kunze about the Madison-Freiburg sister city project, which was “officially” proclaimed in 1988, but unofficially began in the 1960’s with the UW German Language Department.
Did you know that tens of thousands of Blacks helped settle the Northwest Territory, which included Wisconsin? And that before the Wisconsin constitution, Blacks in WI had the right to vote, and that right was taken away when Wisconsin became a state? Jan talks with Anna-Lisa Cox about her new book, “The Bone and Sinew […]