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Monday, February 17th — The First Rat into the Maze

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 | Access Hour

Mark Thomas has been a strong union steward and advocate for decades at the UW Memorial Union and AFSCME Local 171. And he’s been a part of the series of programs produced on the Access Hour over the years under the flag of “Savage Class War Radio. He retired recently and has lately signed up for health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) as “the first rat into the maze.” Savage Class War Radio happens again as University of Wisconsin Memorial Union retiree Mark tells us of his experiences running out of state sick leave credits to pay for his health insurance and going on Obamacare. Friend Jeremy also appears to give us updates on local union struggles. The talk is mixed in with inspirational tunes and energy… more »

Monday, February 10th — DJ K-Dog’s hip-hop and mixing

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 | Access Hour

Kevin Brors, who operates with the name K-Dog, says, “My music is all made with my keyboard synthesizer and with virtual dj pro. It is all 100% my own original content, and I would love an oppertunity to talk and play my music on the air. you can check out all my music on youtube at… i look forward to coming to the radio station and playing my music.” more »

Monday, February 3rd — Project Home!

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 | Access Hour

Project Home has been a non-profit organization for over 43 years…focusing on improving the quality and affordability of housing for low-to-moderate income residents in Dane and Green Counties. In this Access Hour program, Project Home staff and friends talk about its work and people, including its weatherization program, its special “Hammer with a Heart” local program to do major home repairs at no cost for low-income homeowners, and its equally special Paint-a-Thon to assist residents whose homes are in desperate need of exterior paint but whose owners are unable to pay for or do the work themselves. Join Project Home staff and friends as they tell you all about what they’re doing to make our community better. Learn more about weatherization and energy saving strategies…..and much more. more »

Monday, January 27th — Eric S. plays “sad bastard” music…

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 | Access Hour

The sound of your phone not ringing is the sound of your ex not calling. Join Eric S for an hour of your Sad Bastard favorites, including Ryan Adams and other plaid shirt wearing troubadors. more »

Monday, January 20 — Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 | Access Hour

After a quiet holiday season with no scheduled Access Hour programs or programs set up at the last moment, we begin to move into a settled schedule. But first, this coming Monday, the Access Hour will be preempted in order to make sure the station can cover the entire Martin Luther King Day celebration downtown. more »

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