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In the wake of their 30th birthday, the city of Fitchburg maintains their independence and diversity. Fitchburg Mayor Shawn Pfaff joined the Buzz to discuss current development projects within and around the city.read article »
In the past, many health professions have been trained to keep someone alive at all costs, using aggressive and painful treatments even if it is highly unlikely the patient will recover. Betty Kramer, professor at the U.W. School of Social Work, argues that this method is slowly starting to change.read article »
In 2011, Senate Republicans blocked the appointment of Richard Cordray to director of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB). President Obama, in response, appointed him while the Senate was in recess. Now, in 2013, Republican senators have called for his re-appointment and promise to filibuster. Tom Feltner of the Consumer Federation of America joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, July 8th to discuss the controversy surrounding this upcoming vote.read article »
Karma Chavez, professor of Communications at U.W.-Madison, joined the Monday Buzz to discuss her views on the Supreme Court of the United States’ (SCOTUS) rulings on Proposition 8 in the Hollingsworth v. Perry case, and DOMA in the United States v. Windsor case.read article »
On Tuesday, July 2nd a pair of NSA recruiters showed up on the U.W. Madison campus to pitch their organization to up-and-coming Middle Eastern language students. Little did they know that instead of an eager crowd of prospective employees, they would be faced by angry students demanding answers.read article »
Scott Long joined the Buzz to gives us an update on the current events in Cairo – are the Egyptians jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire?read article »
Professor Jennifer Loewenstien joined the 8 O’clock Buzz to give us an update on Palestine and Egypt.read article »
Hebron, Palestine: Israeli soldiers are making arrests. But there is something wrong with this picture – the people arrested children.read article »
Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo was a senior party analyst at the US EPA – before she became a whistleblower. Now she is the founder of the No FEAR institute and No FEAR coalition, which seeks to protect whistleblowers from employer retaliation and harassment. She joined Jan Miyasaki on the Wednesday Buzz to tell her personal story.read article »
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi joined the Tuesday 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about challenges, issues, and his future goals for the county.read article »