WORT 89.9FM Madison · Rushing to Hate Jonathan Zarov speaks to The New Republic staff writer Alex Shepard, who had a few words about the legacy of late conservative broadcaster Rush Limbaugh. His recent piece is titled “Rush Limbaugh Made America Worse.” Photo courtesy: Gage Skidmore on Flickr.
Alder Marsha Rummel has represented Madison’s east side for the 6th District for nearly 14 years. Earlier this month, she announced that she’s stepping back, and won’t be running in the 2021 spring election. A lot has happened in a decade and a half—so much that Buzz host Jonathan Zarov realized they’d just scratched the […]
On Monday, December 1st, 1975 WORT went on-air for the first time ever! This is a huge milestone for our amazing community radio station, built with the love and passion of countless volunteers and the enthusiastic support and involvement of our community. With the pandemic rendering us unable to have a huge in-person celebration this […]
For nearly 9 years, the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones has held monthly vigils at the gates of Volk Field in Camp Douglas, Wisconsin to protest the RQ-7 Shadow Drones housed there and the US program of drone warfare in general — a program the UN has called a war crime, because many of […]
Do you ever wonder what coronavirus would sound like as a song? Well, a project out of MIT has applied a computational algorithm to the protein structure of the virus and turned it into a song. Markus Buehler joins Friday Buzz host Jonathan Zarov to discuss how he turned a deadly virus into a pleasant […]
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients whose ability to work was impacted by COVID-19 are now being encouraged to apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). Thanks to a 2013 state law passed in Governor Walker’s administration, people in Wisconsin who receive disability benefits are ineligible for state unemployment benefits—which maxes out at $370 a week. […]