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Phyllis Hasbrouck represents the West Waubesa Preservation Coalition. She joined us by phone to talk about the recent dangers effecting Lake Waubesa, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Hasbrouck is also the director of Fitchburg Fields, a Nonprofit that promotes sustainability and healthy living. She was, however, strictly speaking on behalf on the Waubesa Preservation Coalition today.read article »
Bonnie Blair O’Connor, co-author of brand new book, “Beyond The Checklist: What Else Healthcare Can Learn From Aviation, Teamwork, And Safety.” She joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz, by phone, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The book was written by three very different authors, Susan Gordon, a journalist, Patrick Mendenhall, a pilot, and Bonnie Blair O’Connor, a long-time medical educator. The book is about the very successful aviation safety policies and how this could be adapted for healthcare.read article »
Congressman Mark Pocan joined the Tuesday, 8 O’Clock Buzz, on March 12, 2013. The freshman Congressman is a member of the budget House committee. A hearing is scheduled for tomorrow, March, 13, 2013.read article »
A government employment program for painters, and I don’t mean house paint. On Monday, March 11, 2013, Russell Panczenko, director of the Chazen Art Museum, talked about the new exhibit, 1934: A New Deal for Artists.read article »
Jonathan Peacock, research director for the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, tells us about the hidden wonders of Governor Walker’s proposed budget.read article »
On Monday, March 11, 2013, Chris Johnson, author of Forests for the People: The Story of America’s Eastern Forests, spoke with Brian Standing by phone.read article »
Every second Friday of the month Sandee Seiberlich joins the 8 0’Clock Buzz to talk technology with Jonathan Zaroz. This week, however, instead of the normal banter over iphones, facebook and robots, the two talk about women in technology. A fitting segment because today, March 8th, 2013, is international women’s day.read article »
On INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, March 8th, 2013, Jonathan Zarov spoke with Jennifer Weitzel, co-founder and Chair of Health Ministries for Haiti, and Julia Baumgartner, project coordinator for LA FEM in NICARUAGUA, about their work and also about the film, Girl Rising.read article »
Janis Lane-Ewart joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Lane-Ewart is the Interim Director of the National Federation Of Community Broadcasters. She is also the former Director of KFAI community radio in Minneapolis, our sister station. She talks about the importance of community radio and the current state of radio.read article »
Bob McChesney joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. McChesney is a Media Scholar and Professor at the University of Illinois. He is also the author of “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet against Democracy” (The New Press, 2013).read article »