articles tagged "Brian Standing"

Monsanto vs. Evolution

Monday, 15 July 2013 | buzz
Herbicide increase

Mother Jones Food and Agriculture reporter Tom Philpott joined the Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz for his monthly check-in with Brian Standing. Today’s topic: an arms race between plant evolution and Monsanto. more »

Capitol Access Decision

Monday, 15 July 2013 | buzz
WI Capitol

Donald Downs, legal constitutional scholar at U.W.-Madison, joined Brian Standing on the Buzz to discuss the good and the bad of the federal court’s Capitol access decision. more »

Madison Arts Extract

Monday, 15 July 2013 | buzz
arts extract

On the Monday, July 15th 8 O’Clock Buzz, Scott Gordon joined host Brian Standing to discuss his podcast project Madison Arts Extract. In the wake of The Onion and the Madison AV club leaving the city, this podcast program seeks to fill the gap for local arts events. more »

Changing Views on End-of-Life Care

Monday, 8 July 2013 | buzz
end-of-life

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. more »

Cordray Nomination Controversy

Monday, 8 July 2013 | buzz

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. more »

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