articles tagged "politics"

Bees and Agrichemicals, The Food Supply, Politics, Sociology, And International Law…..

Monday, 13 May 2013 | buzz
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  Appropriately enough for a show called the Buzz, we’re looking at bees this week. Yeah, you knew we had to take advantage of that pun sooner or later. Bees, agrichemicals, the food supply, politics, sociology, and international law — they’re all tied up together. We hear two different takes on the declining bee population. Entomologist Sainath Suryanarayanan blames the politics of beekeeping.     Our old friend Tom Philpott, of Mother Jones, reports that European bees have cause for celebration — American bees, not so much. more »

Can The Police Limit Speech In The Wisconsin State Capitol?

Monday, 29 April 2013 | buzz
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  The American Civil Liberties Union is taking the state Department of Administration to task in federal court. The Capitol Police have been arresting protestors who were peacefully singing in the state capital. So is the Wisconsin Capitol truly a public forum? Can the police limit what people say? The Progressive’s Rebecca Kemble tells us more.       more »

One On One With Wayne Strong

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 | buzz
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      On the day of the election, Wayne Strong stopped by WORT to talk with Aaron Perry about his campaign for School Board. He is running for the third seat.   Listen to the entire interview below: more »

Meet The School Board Candidates Before The Election Tomorrow

Monday, 1 April 2013 | buzz
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                              Joining the Monday morning 8 O’Clock Buzz on April 1st, 2013, was both candidates for the 3rd seat of the Madison School Board, Dean Loumos and Wayne Strong.   The election is tomorrow, April 2nd. Be sure to listen to both interviews as the candidates have very different approaches to education.   For more information on who is running tomorrow and more information about each candidate, go here.    Listen to the interviews of Dean Loumos and Wayne Strong below.         more »

Ananda Mirilli After The Madison School Board Primary

Monday, 18 March 2013 | buzz
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On Tuesday, April 2nd, Madison voters will vote for the Madison School Board. Who is on the ballot for the 5th seat? Well, officially, just T. J. Mertz. This race, once between three people: Mertz, Sarah Manski and Ananda Mirilli, had an unusual set of circumstances occur immediately after the primaries between Mirilli and Manski. Just Forty-eight hours after Ananda Mirilli lost the primary election to Manski, Manski suddenly withdrew from the race, decidedly moving to California.   In the coming weeks it was repeatedly suggested by media sources that Manski was recruited to run against and eliminate Mirilli in the primaries.   Listen to Ananda Mirilli’s side of the story, below:   more »

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