articles tagged "Protests"

Update from Istanbul

Thursday, 13 June 2013 | buzz

On Thursday, June 13th, 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Casteneda talked with Jenna Pope, a photojournalist currently reporting on and photographing the protests in Istanbul, Turkey. Follow her on Facebook to see some of her photos of the protests! Listen to the entire interview: more »

Recent Citations Given To Protestors Spark Controversy Over First Amendment

Monday, 14 January 2013 | buzz
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Since former Marine, David Erwin, took over as chief of the Wisconsin Capitol Police, the capital police have issued over 118 citations to protesters inside the state capital. Wisconsin Attorney General, J.B. Van Hollen (R), believes that these citations are not in violation of the first amendment. In this interview, on January 14th 2012, Donald Downs, Professor of political science, law, and journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, speaks with Brian Standing about the attorney generals stance on these cases and what the constitutional implications could be.     more »

Jason Huberty – Wisconsin State Capitol

Thursday, 13 December 2012 | buzz
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On Thursday, December 13, our host Tony Castaneda speaks with β€œthe most arrested man in Madison,” Jason Huberty. Jason, a political activist, has maintained a steady presence at the State Capitol, receiving 19 citations, around $200 per citation, till date. Although thirteen citations have been dismissed, there are still six that remain. Since July, 112 citations have been issued in total at the Capitol.   Jason explains what the presence around the capital is like. Since March 2011, a solidarity sing-along has taken place each weekday, either within the Capitol Rotunda or outside. The Department of Administration, which sets the rules for how the Capitol is run, has issued that groups of four or more must obtain …. more »

Climate Change

Monday, 3 December 2012 | buzz
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On Monday December 3, our host Linda Jameson spoke with student activist Emmy Burns about climate change. Emmy Burns is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying environmental studies and geography. They spoke about the steps the Madison community can take to combat or respond to climate change. 350 Madison, a local action group of 350 tackling climate change, has recently established a student chapter on the UW-Madison campus: Climate Action 350 at UW-Madison. The student chapter has begun a campaign to prompt the UW Foundation to divest their investment of roughly 2 billion dollars from oil, coal, and natural gas. β€œ350” refers to the permissible limit of …. more »

Elections in Egypt

Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | A Public Affair

Cynthia Lin interviewed The Real News correspondent Jihan Hafiz about her experiences in Cairo during the elections. Egypt’s historical presidential elections took place on May 23rd and May 24th. This Tuesday, Cynthia discussed with Jihan Hafiz the implications of the election in the context of revolution and the desire for deeper change in Egypt. Follow The Real News Network’s coverage of the Egyptian Elections: http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php To listen to the full interview with Jihan Hafiz: more »

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