8 O'Clock Buzz
WisCon is a feminist science fiction and fantasy convention with a feminist/social justice focus that’s held each year over Memorial Day Weekend in Madison. This year’s forty-second annual WisCon starts Friday, May 25th and lasts through Monday, May 28th. Joining Friday Buzz host Jonathan Zarov in the studio to tell us all about this sci […]
A bill introduced by Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Tim Kaine, D-Va., would give the president a virtual blank check to expand the current war against various terrorist groups to new enemies and new locations of the president’s choosing — according to NYU Brennan Center’s attorney Elizabeth Gotein. She talks with Jan Miaysaki about the […]
Community gardens aren’t just a place to grow vegetables, they can also be a place to grow relationships. Gardening for Good is in the second year of their “Space for Veterans” which provides garden space and gathering space for veterans. Coordinator Marge Pitts talks with Jan Miyasaki about the program.
Eli Clifton is a fellow at The Nation Institute who focuses on money in politics and US foreign policy. Here he talks with WORT’s Jan Miyasaki about the influence on Trump’s policies by three conservative hawkish billionaires: Sheldon Adelson, Michael Wolff, and Bernard Marcus.
San Francisco-based animal welfare organization Direct Action Everywhere recently published an investigation of Ridglan Farms, a beagle breeding farm in western Dane County, Wisconsin. Ridglan Farms breeds beagles destined for experimentation at a number of research institutions, including the University of Wisconsin. Rigdlan is accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal […]
“Doxxing,” based on the word “documents,” is the deliberate exposure of personal information on the internet. In the past several months,activists have used doxxing to expose neo-fascist activists who participated in race riots in Charlottesville, and to fuel protests against New York attorney Aaron Schlossberg for his online rant against Spanish-speakers. Are there ethical, or […]